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Typographic ligature - Wikipedia

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In writing and typography, a ligature occurs where two or more graphemes or letters are joined ... While in printing, a ligature is a group of characters that is typeset as a unit, and the character...

Typographic Myth Busting: What's a Ligature, Anyway? - Journal ...

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Nov 20, 2012 ... So what are they? A letter, a ligature or a digraph? From just viewing at printed text, we can't even tell if one or two glyphs have been used.

Ligature | Define Ligature at Dictionary.com

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the ligature of mutual need that bound them together. 4. Printing, Orthography. a stroke or bar connecting two letters. 5. Printing. a character or type combining ...

Ligatures: A Guide to their Proper and Improper Use | Scribendi.com

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The use of these little characters increased during the 15<sup>th</sup> century with the advent of metal movable type, a system of printing that uses metal blocks of letters to ...

ligature - definition of ligature in English | Oxford Dictionaries

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'there was no sign of the ligature which strangled her'. More example ... 3Printing A character consisting of two or more joined letters, e.g. æ, fl. Example ...

What is a Ligature in Typography? - Desktop Publishing - About.com

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Ligatures can be standard or discretionary in desktop publishing software. ... Prepress and Printing Tutorials · Web Design and Electronic Publishing Tutorials for ...

What is a ligature? - I love Typography

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Sep 9, 2007 ... These are the most common ligatures, ff, fl, fi, ffi and ffl. ... Well, to cut a long story short, the modern-era of printing, the typewriter and Desk Top ...

Ligature | Definition of Ligature by Merriam-Webster

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Define ligature: something that is used to bindspecifically : a filament (such as a ... 4 : a printed or written character (such as æ or <sup>ƒƒ</sup>) consisting of two or more ...

Ligatures ("ff", "fi", "fl", "ffi" and "ffl") do not print properly - MacKichan ...

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Ligatures (character pairs ff, fi, fl, ffi and ffl) do not print properly ... Some versions of fonts and some print drivers do not have the ligature characters available ...

Frequently Asked Questions About Fonts - Ligatures - nwalsh.com

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Ligatures. A ligature occurs where two or more letterforms are written or printed as a unit. Generally, ligatures replace characters that occur next to each other ...