Coloured Punctuation and Annotation

Michael Everson via Unicode unicode at
Mon Apr 10 13:56:09 CDT 2017

On 10 Apr 2017, at 19:32, Peter Constable via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
> Michael, your two-tone effect can easily be added into your first font using COLR and CPAL tables, so that the one font can support a monochrome rendering that uses glyphs in which the swirls are fused with the letters, and can also support a poly-chrome rendering in which those glyphs are decomposed into separate glyphs that get layered on top of one another in an order you specify with different RGBA colours.

Thank you, but I don’t have any need to represent chess diagram glyphs in colour. I also don’t have any font editing tools which edit COLR and CPAL tables in colour. 


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