Naming conventions for SBCS fonts

The next two tables illustrate the naming conventions for SBCS expanded core fonts.

Part 1: Naming conventions for SBCS fonts

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Part 2: Naming conventions for SBCS fonts

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The seventh character in the naming convention, ā€œPā€ in, represents the point size or pitch size of the font. The sizes of typographic and mixed-pitch fonts are expressed in points, which is a vertical measurement indicating the general size of the font. One point is 1/72 inch. The sizes of uniformly spaced fronts are expressed in pitch, which is the number of characters that can be printed in 1 inch of text. The next table shows the point and pitch sizes available for the SBCS font AFP typeface names. See Summary table for SBCS fonts for a list of SBCS fonts by font type, language group, and AFP typeface name.

Size in point or pitch for SBCS fonts

AFP typeface name Size in point or pitch
Courier APL2 10 pitch
Boutros Typing Arabic 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
ITC Boutros Modern Rokaa Arabic 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
ITC Bourtros Setting Arabic 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
BookMaster Specials 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
BookMaster Specials Reverse 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Courier Cyrillic Greek 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Helvetica Cyrillic Greek 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Times New Roman Cyrillic Greek 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Shalom Hebrew 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Narkiss Tam Hebrew 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Narkissim Hebrew 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
IBM Logo 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40, and 48 points
Gothic Katakana 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, 17.1 and 20 pitch
Boldface Latin1 12 points
BookMaster Latin1 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
BookMaster Latin1 Reverse 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Courier Latin1 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Gothic Text Latin1 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 13.3, 15, 17.1, 20, and 24 pitch
Helvetica Latin1 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Letter Gothic Latin1 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, 17.1 and 20 pitch
Prestige Latin1 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Times New Roman Latin1 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Courier Latin235 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Helvetica Latin235 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Times New Roman Latin235 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Courier Latin4 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Helvetica Latin4 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Times new Roman Latin4 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
OCRA 10 pitch
OCRB 10 pitch
Courier Lao 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Pusuwan 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Kaewfah 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Courier Symbols 6, 8.5, 10, 12, 15, and 17.1 pitch
Helvetica Symbols 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points
Times New Roman Symbols 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 24, 30, and 36 points