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Greek Letters & Greek Fonts

Updated on May 9, 2012

Greek Fonts Review

Pc advancements have produced Greek typography a really complicated problem. Because Greek has various characters than English, individuals created various fonts that utilized various important strokes for the Greek alphabet.

These fonts (now known as non-Unicode or legacy fonts) competed with every other because the Greek written with was not effortlessly transferable to any other font style.

Additional individuals just grew accustomed to a specific keyboard layout for typing in Greek. Each of those factors pushed Greek customers to choose 1 font and stick with it.

Not everybody utilized exactly the same font

The emergence from the Web revealed the core issue with this legacy method. Not everybody utilized exactly the same font so internet pages wouldn't display legible Greek text for everybody.

In an work to standardize all languages to get a globe computing audience Unicode has been created. Sadly, most Unicode fonts didn't consist of Greek characters with accents.

Now new Unicode fonts are lastly emerging to help these who wish to compute in ancient or biblical Greek.

Beneath are numerous topics and hyperlinks which address numerous elements of this Greek font saga.

Modern Greek Lessons: Greek Alphabet

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      glassvisage 5 years ago from Northern California

      Thank you for sharing this information. I didn't know there were so many Greek fonts! The examples you provided are very helpful too.

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      albatros333 5 years ago from San Diego

      Thanks for dropping by and familiarizing yourself with Greek fonts. I'll be continuously updating this hub, so cheack back again soon! I've only showed a small selection here, there are many unique and beautiful fonts on http://greekhouseoffonts.com

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      jaswinder64 5 years ago from Toronto, Canada.

      Thanks for this informative information. This is really helpful.

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      Thanks for this interesting hub; take care and I look forward to reading many more by you.

      Take care and enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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