Naming conventions for DBCS fonts
This section shows the naming conventions for DBCS full-width and half-width raster coded fonts and character sets. It also shows the size groups that include the point and box sizes of fonts.
DBCS full-width fonts
The next figure illustrates the naming convention for DBCS full-width fonts.
Naming convention for DBCS full-width fonts
- Full Hangul: Korean Industrial Standard Code for information interchange (Hangul and Hanja) KSC 5700-199.
- KS: Korean Industrial Standard Code for information interchange (Hangul and Hanja) KSC 5601-1989.
- GB: Code of Chinese Graphic Character Set for Information Interchange GB 2312-80.
- GB18030: Code of Chinese Graphic Character Set for Information Interchange GB 18030-2000.
DBCS half-width fonts
The next figure illustrates the naming convention for the DBCS half-width fonts.
Point and box sizes for DBCS fonts
The "PD" characters in the naming convention (the fifth and sixth characters and the seventh and eighth characters represent the point size and box size of the font. The point size and box size that can be used with a font are determined by the size group assigned to the font. The next table shows whether a PD point size and box size is in size group 1, size group 2, or both. It also shows the size groups that are assigned to the DBCS fonts.
Size groups for DBCS font point sizes and box sizes
|PD||Point size||Box size||Size group 1||Size group 2|