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Help! Standard type quantity?

Started by bubble_morrison, January 08, 2009, 10:31:40 AM

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bubble_morrison

Hi all,

Here's a question:  Was there a standard quantity or proportion of monotype characters supplied from a type foundry, taking into account the frequency of the characters use?  i.e. more 'A's than 'Q's etc... 

Any information would be gratefully received.

Cheers,
Philip


Dave Hughes

Hi Phillip, such a scheme is called a "type synopsis" you'll find more details here:

http://www.caslon.co.uk/html/type.html
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