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Double Vision™

By TypeArt Foundry, Inc

Lloyd Springer
TypeArt Foundry
When using Double Vision, if you are setting an E or an e followed by an o (or other circular characters c, g, q and s), there is a special version of the e which can only be found in the E (E and e-circumflex) character slots. In these versions, the ends of the upper and lower crossbars on the e have curved extensions rather than the square ones found on all the other versions of the e. These curved extensions replicate the way the double vision effect should actually look when the e is followed by any of the circular letters. Simply set the e-acute in place of the regular e, in such cases, and then block out the accent portion of the character. You can also do this for an F or an f followed by a circular character, by also blocking out the bottom part of the e. Although the results of your efforts will be subtle, it will really add an extra touch to your set type, especially if you are working at large point sizes. In the PC version of this font family the style names are slightly different from those used in the Mac versions. But the fonts are otherwise identical.