Some notes on the New ‘Res’ Hints, aka Smart Hinting.

The newest versions of Visual TrueType include a new set of instructions called ‘Res’ hints. (Rendering Environment Specific). Unlike old-style hints, which always round to a full pixel, ‘Res’ hints adjust to fractional pixels, when this option is available. The ‘Res’ hints adjust automatically to take advantage of whatever antialiasing mode an operating system is using,…

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