Vectora® font family


Designed by Adrian Frutiger in 1990
Adrian Frutiger designed Vectora™ for Linotype in 1990, after realizing there was need for a sans serif type that could be read easily at small sizes . He was influenced by the sans serif types designed by Morris Fuller Benton in the early 1900s for American Type Founders, such as Franklin Gothic and News Gothic. Vectora has a visually balanced monotone appearance, tall x-heights, taut individual shapes, and open counterspaces - all characteristics that aid in legibility at small sizes. Frutiger also built in design consistency to all the weights and styles to create a harmonious and functional family. When a contemporary sans serif is appropriate for text typography, Vectora provides a practical choice."

Vectora 45 Light

Vectora
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Std / OT CFF

supports at least

21 languages.















Technical details
OpenType outline flavour:
CFF - PostScript-Outlines
Technical font names:
File name: VectoraLTStd-Light.otf
Windows menu name: Vectora LT Std Light
PostScript name: VectoraLTStd-Light
PostScript full name: VectoraLTStd-Light
Catalog number:
16741079
Characters:
253
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Features

Languages

Fractions

Tag: frac

Function: Replaces figures separated by a slash with 'common' (diagonal) fractions. The user enters 3/4 in a recipe and gets the threequarters fraction.

Standard Ligatures

Tag: liga

Function: Replaces a sequence of glyphs with a single glyph which is preferred for typographic purposes. This feature covers the ligatures which the designer/manufacturer judges should be used in normal conditions. The glyph for ffl replaces the sequence of glyphs f f l.

Ordinals

Tag: ordn

Function: Replaces default alphabetic glyphs with the corresponding ordinal forms for use after figures. One exception to the follows-a-figure rule is the numero character (U+2116), which is actually a ligature substitution, but is best accessed through this feature. The user applies this feature to turn 2.o into 2.o (abbreviation for secundo).

Superscript

Tag: sups

Function: Replaces lining or oldstyle figures with superior figures (primarily for footnote indication), and replaces lowercase letters with superior letters (primarily for abbreviated French titles). The application can use this feature to automatically access the superior figures (more legible than scaled figures) for footnotes, or the user can apply it to Mssr to get the classic form.

These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in d

Tag: Basic Latin

Function: These fonts support the Basic Latin character set. Each font is Unicode™ encoded, and available in different formats. Please review the product information for each font to ensure it will meet your requirements.