Type 1 PostScript Font

A variety of PostScript font developed by Adobe Systems that includes in its font description special encryption algorithms (or hints) which make them more quickly rendered, more compact in file size, and more appealing aesthetically than Type 3 PostScript fonts. Type 1 fonts can also be displayed on screen by Adobe Type Manager. Type 1 fonts are the more commonly used of the two font types.

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