This is a FontLab macro intended to be used in the 'initial stages' of type development.
It allows you to play around and explore how the spacing interact with your glyphs,
by getting quick visual feedback.
Watch a quick video that shows how I use it:
You can also read how the idea started at:
It's in early beta stage, so it only works for the lowercase letters at the moment.
I hope this to be a good starting point, to develop it into a more complex macro to support uppercase and numerals.
Erik van Blokland, Tal Leming and Just van Rossum for http://robofab.org/
Frank E. Blokland http://www.lettermodel.org/ for the inspiration, and the method to space the /n.
Miguel Sousa http://typophile.com/node/15794 for the "groups procedure" and http://www.adhesiontext.com/
David Ross http://djr.com/ and Andres Torresi http://andrestorresi.com.ar/ for their help with python.
Project Members: PabloImpallari
July 12, 2012 at 7:40 pm by PabloImpallari