Glyphs and Metrics of Type1 Fonts | .NET

Get Font Metrics

Font metrics contain information such as Ascender, Descender, TypoAscender, TypoDescender and UnitsPerEm. Aspose.Font for .NET API can read the Font Metrics information from the Type1 Font File using the following sample code.

 1// For complete examples and data files, please go to
 2string fileName = dataDir + "courier.pfb"; //Font file name with full path
 4FontDefinition fd = new FontDefinition(FontType.Type1, new FontFileDefinition("pfb", new FileSystemStreamSource(fileName)));
 5Type1Font font = Aspose.Font.Font.Open(fd) as Type1Font;
 7string name = font.FontName;
 8Console.WriteLine("Font name: " + name);
 9Console.WriteLine("Glyph count: " + font.NumGlyphs);
10string metrics = string.Format(
11    "Font metrics: ascender - {0}, descender - {1}, typo ascender = {2}, typo descender = {3}, UnitsPerEm = {4}",
12    font.Metrics.Ascender, font.Metrics.Descender,
13    font.Metrics.TypoAscender, font.Metrics.TypoDescender, font.Metrics.UnitsPerEM);

Detect Latin Symbols

Aspose.Font for .NET lets you detect Latin Symbols from Type1 font files. This can be achieved using the following sample code.

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