PANOSE

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The Panose field in the font metrics will allow for quantitative descriptions of the visual properties of font faces. The PANOSE definition contains ten digits, each of which currently describes up to sixteen variations.

Type

BYTE  bFamilyType;
BYTE  bSerifStyle;
BYTE  bWeight;
BYTE  bProportion;
BYTE  bContrast;
BYTE  bStrokeVariation;
BYTE  bArmStyle;
BYTE  bLetterform;
BYTE  bMidline;
BYTE  bXHeight;
BYTE  fbPassedISO;
BYTE  fbFailedISO;

C Declaration Method

typedef struct

Fields

bFamilyType
Family kind.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Text and Display
3 Script
4 Decorative
5 Pictorial
bSerifStyle
Serif style.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Cove
3 Obtuse Cove
4 Square Cove
5 Obtuse Square Cove
6 Square
7 Thin
8 Bone
9 Exaggerated
10 Triangle
11 Normal Sans
12 Obtuse Sans
13 Perp Sans
14 Flared
15 Rounded
bWeight
Weight.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Very Light
3 Light
4 Thin
5 Book
6 Medium
7 Demi
8 Bold
9 Heavy
10 Black
11 Nord
bProportion
Proportion.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Old Style
3 Modern
4 Even Width
5 Expanded
6 Condensed
7 Very Expanded
8 Very Condensed
9 Monospaced
bContrast
Contrast.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 None
3 Very Low
4 Low
5 Medium Low
6 Medium
7 Medium High
8 High
9 Very High
bStrokeVariation
Stroke Variation.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Gradual/Diagonal
3 Gradual/Transitional
4 Gradual/Vertical
5 Gradual/Horizontal
6 Rapid/Vertical
7 Rapid/Horizontal
8 Instant/Vertical
bArmStyle
Arm Style.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Straight Arms/Horizontal
3 Straight Arms/Wedge
4 Straight Arms/Vertical
5 Straight Arms/Single Serif
6 Straight Arms/Double Serif
7 Non-Straight Arms/Horizontal
8 Non-Straight Arms/Wedge
9 Non-Straight Arms/Vertical
10 Non-Straight Arms/Single Serif
11 Non-Straight Arms/Double Serif
bLetterform
Letterform.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Normal/Contact
3 ONormal/Weighted
4 ONormal/Boxed
5 ONormal/Flattened
6 ONormal/Rounded
7 ONormal/Off Center
8 ONormal/Square
9 Oblique/Contact
10 Oblique/Weighted
11 Oblique/Boxed
12 Oblique/Flattened
13 Oblique/Rounded
14 Oblique/Off Center
15 Oblique/Square
bMidline
Midline.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Standard/Trimmed
3 Standard/Pointed
4 Standard/Serifed
5 High/Trimmed
6 High/Pointed
7 High/Serifed
8 Constant/Trimmed
9 Constant/Pointed
10 Constant/Serifed
11 Low/Trimmed
12 Low/Pointed
13 Low/Serifed
bXHeight
X-Height.
0 Any
1 No Fit
2 Constant/Small
3 Constant/Standard
4 Constant/Large
5 Ducking/Small
6 Ducking/Standard
7 Ducking/Large
fbPassedISO
Font passed ISO test.
The following flags indicate those displays and resolutions at which the font complied with ISO 9241:
FM_ISO_9518_640
FM_ISO_9515_640
FM_ISO_9515_1024
FM_ISO_9517_640
FM_ISO_9517_1024
fbFailedISO
Font failed ISO test.
The following flags indicate those displays and resolutions at which the font did not comply with ISO 9241:
FM_ISO_9518_640
FM_ISO_9515_640
FM_ISO_9515_1024
FM_ISO_9517_640
FM_ISO_9517_1024