outline font


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outline font

n.
A computer font in which each character to be displayed or printed is represented as a series of curves and lines. Outline fonts are smoothed and scaled more easily than bitmapped fonts.

outline font

n
(Computer Science) computing a font format that makes use of fillable geometric outlines of letters and symbols, allowing fonts to be scaled up or down while still retaining their intended shape. Also called: vector font Compare bitmap font
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Avagio uses outline font technology, which does not generate a new font file every time a new point size is selected.
Apple's TrueType outline font technology creates high-quality text at any size, on-screen or on a printed page.
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Rather than adopt a generic imaging standard (PostScript), Apple has decided to beef up its own proprietary QuickDraw system by adding such features as 32-bit color, scaled outline fonts, built-in kerning, and broader printer support.
This hardware also supports stroke font, which reduces the memory capacity needed per each font type to one-fourth that of previous outline fonts.
Nemo brings high-end graphics capabilities to mass-market mobile phones, including: anti-aliasing, animation, geometric transformations, transition effects, outline fonts, image scaling and more.
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Font Fusion now includes built-in support for font compression, allowing Bitstream's premier font engine to read and render industry-standard fonts, bitmap fonts, and outline fonts in compressed format.
Nasdaq:BITS) announced today that Digital Juice has licensed 25 Bitstream outline fonts for its recently released video editing product, Wedding Editor's Toolkit, an application for both Windows and Macintosh users that allows video editors and artistic professionals to tune up their video productions and create visual communications with a powerful impression.