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Typography news June 2009

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ClearType in Windows 7
Redmond, WA. - 29 June 2009

Read the E7 blog entry on ClearType in Windows 7.

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Communities supporting font dev's
Redmond, WA. - 25 June 2009
Microsoft Typography has set up two MSN Web community sites serving licensed users of our type tools and technology.  More details...

Ascender releases Rebus Script
Elk Grove Village, IL - 23 June 2009
This new OpenType font that uses the Contextual Alternate feature to create rebus puzzles by automatically replacing certain words or syllables with pictures.  More details...

Register for Typecon - 17 June 2009
Early registration has been extended and they've just launched the new TypeCon and SOTA member registration system, powered by RegOnline.

FontCreator 6.0 released!
The Netherlands - 17 June 2009
Today High-Logic B.V. released FontCreator 6, "the world's most popular font editor." This version delivers powerful tools such as direct import of both raster and vector based images.

Cyrillic Typeface competition
Saratoga, CA - 16 June 2009
Paratype announces a competition of Cyrillic typefaces to mark the 300th anniversary of Peter the Great’s reform of the Russian alphabet and putting into practice the civil type.  More details...

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