Civitype FG V1 Fonts

Civitype FG V1 Font Info
Total Downloads 70715
Package : Civitype FG
Style : Regular
Version : 1.60
TAG's : Civitype
Size : 59.07 KB
Company : Fontgrube AH
Update : December 2, 2015, 1:21 pm
#1 Add to the head section of web page. <link href="//" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"/> #2 Using @import CSS directive, put the following line in add to your css file.(http | https) @import url(//; #3 Use font-face declaration Fonts.(http | https) @font-face {font-family: "Civitype FG"; src: url("//"); src: url("//") format("embedded-opentype"), url("//") format("woff2"), url("//") format("woff"), url("//") format("truetype"), url("// FG") format("svg"); }

In 1557 the French engraver Robert Granjon developped a typeface called Civilit. Its characters imitate French cursiva letters of the Renaissance. Stephen G. Moye published his take on that face in 1991 as a public domain font called Civitype It contained a number of swash letters as well, among others an s with a flourish, in the slot for the German double s ().Since the font was PD I had no scruples to design my own ''. Now the flourish s had to go elsewhere. That's how it all started. I discovered that the character combination 'ld' did not work properly, so I made another 'd'. Thinking that the swash 'w' did not look good in the middle of a word (more common in German than in English), I cut off the swash and placed the ornamented character into another slot. And so on.To cut a long story short: Now there are many character variants in odd places where they don't really belong. But reachable through the Windows character map which was sometimes the only way of using extended characters back then. In particular, I used the accented uppercase vowels. I did not change that atrocity when I made a revision of my font collection in 2013. Sorry about that, but you get what you paid for ;-)

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Use---You may use this font software free of charge for both personal and commercial use. Conversion and modification---------------------------You may convert this font to other formats including web font formats or modify it for your own purposes. You may use web font formats of this font to display text on your web pages, but you may not explicitly offer converted or modified versions of this font software for download or re-use by others, unless you have received permission in writing to do so.Distribution------------You may distribute this font on digital media or as a download on your website as long as you comply with the following rules. Violation of one or more of these rules terminates your distribution license and you have to stop distribution immediately:1. You may offer the font only in form of a ZIP file containing only the font software and this readme file. 2. You are not allowed to distribute the font software without this text file.3. You may not redistribute modified or converted copies of the font software (see above).4. You may not add advertising messages in text or graphics form to the zip file.5. You are not allowed to create a self-extracting executable file containing the font software or require the user 6. to run or install a download manager or other software to get the download.7. You may not charge money for the download. 8. If you want to distribute this font on storage media (CD DVD) produced in numbers of more than 50 identical copies, you must send Fontgrube a specimen copy.

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