Intro to Special Kerning¶
Benefits Know exactly how to read the kerning panel.
So you might see what is happening in this series.
We have a cascade.
First, the spacing caused problems between pairs.
Solution: Kerning fixes that.
Second, class kerning saves time, but causes clashes between things like ‘Tà’.
Solution: Kerning Exceptions.
Third, kerning causes some triples to not work.
Solution: Context Kerning
So the next sections are about how kerning exceptions and context fix the kerning.
How to Read the Kerning Panel¶
Let’s take a look at how to read the kerning panel.
Slightly yellow in the window means that the value is positive.▼
If you are having trouble seeing it.▼
Here’s what all the smaller stuff means.
In the next section, we’ll jump right into auto kerning exceptions.