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Typographer’s Glossary

Typeface: FF Clifford

Here’s a glossary of common type terminology, which along with the FAQs may answer many font related questions. If the information you need isn’t here, call us.

Swash
An elegant extension on a letter form, either a modification of an existing part or an added-on part.
When swash characters are built-in as OpenType features, certain (older) operating systems and applications will not be able to access them.