be installed on a computer for
use with applications.
Licensed per computer.
@font-face rule. They are licensed
for a set number of page views with
no time limitation.
embedded in an eBook, eMagazine or
eNewspaper. Fonts are licensed per issue.
a server and e.g. used by automated
processes to create items.
A license is per server core CPU per year.
on which the font will be installed.
that you can use over time. We’ll let
you know when you’re running low.
installations you want to license.
Some mobile app fonts allow an
unlimited number of installations.
you intend to embed the font in. Each license
is valid for one issue for the life of that issue.
CPUs of the servers on which
the font will be installed.
A license has a term of 1 year.
language support of the font.
the font: W1G (98 languages),
COM (56 languages),
PRO (33 languages) or
STD (21 languages).
available in. These differ in contained
characters and file size. You get all
available versions with your license.
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Neue Helvetica – About the Font
The key design concepts were drawn by Max Miedinger in 1957.
About the Font
Originally designed in 1957 for hand compostion, Helvetica® font has been adapted over the years for all methods of composition, from hot metal line composition and opto-mechanical photosetting of the first generation to digital typesetters.
We refined the 54-unit system and the spacing.
Its subtly shaded range offers you a much larger choice of weights and versions.
Uniform, delicately refined stylistic features have been maintained in all three versions, the condensed, the regular and the extended.
The cap height is the same throughout the entire family.
The x-height is the same in all weights, because it increases as the stroke thickness increases.
There is more emphasis on the punctuation marks, for even better results in reproduction.
New numbering system for your easy reference.
Each weight and version has its own number.
Fonts with Old Face proportions, like Palatino®, Trump Mediaeval™, Versailles™, Wilke™.
Fonts with Modern Face proportions, like Linotype Centennial®, Walbaum.
Slab serif fonts like Egyptienne F™, Rockwell™ Script.
Brush fonts like Brush Script, Ruling Script™, Salto™.
Black letters like Duc de Berry™, Wittenberger Fraktur™.
Fun fonts like Linotype Animalia™, Linotype Red Babe™, Linotype Seven™, Linotype Sjablony™.