Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

Jonathan Robie
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Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

Post by Jonathan Robie » December 29th, 2018, 8:11 pm

Anyone who has done typesetting knows ligatures from typographic ligatures:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typographic_ligature

When I learned how to set lead type, we had a tray with letters for "fi", "fl", "ffi", "ffl", and some other combinations. They looked like this:

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Unicode has ligatures too:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typograph ... alphabets)

f‌i = fi
f‌l = fl

Unicode also supports the Greek Ȣ ligature for ου.
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Re: Needing Help with Erasmus Exemplar

Post by R. Perkins » December 31st, 2018, 2:49 am

Jonathan Robie wrote:
December 29th, 2018, 8:11 pm
Anyone who has done typesetting knows ligatures from typographic ligatures:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typographic_ligature

When I learned how to set lead type, we had a tray with letters for "fi", "fl", "ffi", "ffl", and some other combinations. They looked like this:

Image

Unicode has ligatures too:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typograph ... alphabets)

f‌i = fi
f‌l = fl

Unicode also supports the Greek Ȣ ligature for ου.
Good info. here. Very interesting.
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