OpenType at Work | Contextual Alternates

Our OpenType at Work series explains what OpenType features do and how to make the most of them. My recent spotlight on Tilda inspired me to take a look at contextual alternates-programmatic diplomats that improve relationships between glyphs. The specific design of some typefaces can make it difficult for every single character to combine perfectly with all possible neighboring characters.

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Source: OpenType at Work | Contextual Alternate