Gentium

Known Issues in v5.000

U+0327 COMBINING CEDILLA and U+0328 COMBINING OGONEK do not consistently position properly under some characters (such an U+014A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER ENG) in Graphite, but they do in OpenType. This should not generally be a problem as the characters affected do not usually require cedilla or ogonek. An alternate form… Read More

Release 5.000

This release includes the following changes for this version: Added Stylistic Sets to the font for OpenType support of previously Graphite-only features Added Character Variants to the font for OpenType support of previously Graphite-only features Added Serbian feature when Serbian language is turned on Added hook D variant feature (for… Read More

Gentium Basic 1.102

Although the Gentium Basic and Gentium Book Basic fonts are older than the Gentium Plus font, and have a much smaller character repertoire, they have some wonderful features that are still missing from the main Gentium family. New features include: Bold! Bold Italic! The slightly-heavier Book family! The Basic fonts… Read More

Release v1.510 (maintenance release)

The only change in this maintenance release is a change in the Graphite feature identifiers from integers to 4-character alphanumeric tags. This was required because although Mozilla Firefox has now implemented support for Graphite, feature identifiers only work if they are 4-character alphanumeric tags. If you would like to… Read More

Release v1.508 (official release)

The only change in this official release is: Removed the VDMX table (to resolve issues related to line-spacing and clipping) Download the newest release packages from the Download Page. Download v1.508 of the release packages from the Previous Versions Page. Read More

Release v1.506

Changes in this release: Double-encoded the SIL PUA characters which were added to Unicode 5.2 and 6.0 (using ttfremap) Corrected problem with coverage tables (using ttfsortcover) Changed version number (using ttfsetver) Added device metric tables Added an empty dsig table Download the newest release packages from the Download… Read More

Gentium v1.03

Changes in this release: Changed licensing to the SIL Open Font License version 1.1 Download the newest release packages from the Download Page. Download v1.03 of the release packages from the Previous Versions Page. Read More

Release v1.504

Changes in this release: Added codepage bits for 1251 (Cyrillic), 1257 (Windows Baltic), 1258 (Vietnamese) Download the newest release packages from the Download Page. Download v1.504 of the release packages from the Previous Versions Page. Read More

Gentium Basic v1.100

Basic Font Information Gentium (“belonging to the nations” in Latin) is a Unicode typeface family designed to enable the many diverse ethnic groups around the world who use the Latin script to produce readable, high-quality publications. The design is intended to be highly readable, reasonably compact, and visually attractive. Gentium… Read More

Gentium v1.02

Changes in this release: Changed licensing to the SIL Open Font License Included FontLab source files Fixed some duplicate PostScript glyph names Fixed italic angle Download the newest release packages from the Download Page. Download v1.02 of the release packages from the Previous Versions Page. Read More