Operetta Font Family. An elegant didone typeface

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Version 1.001 — Last update: 08/01/2019

specimen with weights examples: extralight, light, regular, medium, demibold, bold, ultrabold, black.

Operetta is a neo-didone display font family inspired on Bodoni, Didot (early 18th century) and Walbaum (19th century). Despite of this heritage, Operetta’s design meets contemporary taste and typesetting needs.

Five optical sizes give you control over the font’s readability on different sizes. Eight weights from Extra Light to Extra Bold let you set your tone: from delicate to exuberant.

Operetta’s generous character set and opentype features let you meet the most demanding layout needs. And don’t forget swashes, arrows and other extra glyphs, seldom included in a didonesque font.

The number displayed in the font family name represents the minimal size (in points) the style should be used in print design. In web design you should multiply the minimum value by 3/2 for a retina screen; multiply by 2 for a 72 dpi screen. Of course its rendering depends on the printing support, screen resolution, hinting support, etc. Therefore, take it as a suggestion or a starting point; make your own trials.

letter n displayed in all its optical sizes. Each style is sized to make the serifs height to match
  black ultrabold bold demibold medium regular light ultralight
52 Operetta 52 ultrabold Operetta 52 bold Operetta 52 demibold Operetta 52 medium Operetta 52 normal Operetta 52 book Operetta 52 light Operetta 52 ultralight
32 Operetta 32 ultrabold Operetta 32 bold Operetta 32 demibold Operetta 32 medium Operetta 32 normal Operetta 32 book Operetta 32 light Operetta 32 ultralight
18 Operetta 18 ultrabold Operetta 18 bold Operetta 18 demibold Operetta 18 medium Operetta 18 normal Operetta 18 book Operetta 18 light Operetta 18 ultralight
12 Operetta 12 ultrabold Operetta 12 bold Operetta 12 demibold Operetta 12 medium Operetta 12 normal Operetta 12 book Operetta 12 light Operetta 12 ultralight
8 Operetta 8 ultrabold Operetta 8 bold Operetta 8 demibold Operetta 8 medium Operetta 8 normal Operetta 8 book Operetta 8 light Operetta 8 ultralight
anticollision ligatures
anticollision ligatures
swashes
swashes
discretionary ligatures
discretionary ligatures
case sensitive forms
case sensitive forms
ordinals
ordinals
superscripts & subscripts
superscripts & subscripts
numerators & denominators
numerators & denominators
fractions
fractions
center-aligned fractions (ss03)
centered fractions (ss03)
slashed zero
slashed zero
lining & oldstyle figures
lining & oldstyle figures
tabular figures & symbols
tabular figures & symbols
contextual alternate
contextual alternates
circled numbers (ss02)
circled numbers (ss02)
arrows (ss01)
arrows (ss01)

Advanced swashes

Create the swash combination you need by chosing swash capitals and/or stand-alone combining swashes. You can even attach some swashes between them. Please notice swashes feature is coded to avoid collisions. For instance, N and X loose their rightside swash when followed by a glyph descending under the baseline.

All caps with swash feature activated uppercase combining swashes

uppercase combining swashes

lowercase combining swashes

lowercase combining swashes

exemples of combining swashes

examples

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Advanced localisation

Operetta uses the power of Opentype to overstep the current technical limitations, enriching the typesetting experience in a totally automated way. Just set your text language to activate the associated helpers.

german uppercase eszett
german uppercase eszett
turkish idotaccent
turkish idotaccent
polish kreska
polish kreska
catalan punt volat
catalan punt volat
dutch double acute ij
dutch double acute ij
moldavian & romanian dicritics
moldavian & romanian dicritics
ideal spacing in french
ideal spacing in french
combining diacritics
combining diacritics
Supported idioms list (219)
Abenaki, Afaan Oromo, Afar, Afrikaans, Albanian, Alsatian, Amis, Anuta, Aragonese, Aranese, Aromanian, Arrernte, Arvanitic (Latin), Asturian, Atayal, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir (Latin), Basque, Belarusian (Latin), Bemba, Bikol, Bislama, Bosnian, Breton, Cape Verdean Creole, Catalan, Cebuano, Chamorro, Chavacano, Chichewa, Chickasaw, Cimbrian, Cofán, Cornish, Corsican, Creek, Crimean Tatar (Latin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dawan, Delaware, Dholuo, Drehu, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Fijian, Filipino, Finnish, Folkspraak, French, Frisian, Friulian, Gagauz (Latin), Galician, Ganda, Genoese, German, Gikuyu, Gooniyandi, Greenlandic (Kalaallisut), Guadeloupean Creole, Gwich’in, Haitian Creole, Hän, Hawaiian, Hiligaynon, Hopi, Hotcąk (Latin), Hungarian, Icelandic, Ido, Igbo, Ilocano, Indonesian, Interglossa, Interlingua, Irish, Istro-Romanian, Italian, Jamaican, Javanese (Latin), Jèrriais, Kaingang, Kala Lagaw Ya, Kapampangan (Latin), Kaqchikel, Karakalpak (Latin), Karelian (Latin), Kashubian, Kikongo, Kinyarwanda, Kiribati, Kirundi, Klingon, Kurdish (Latin), Ladin, Latin, Latino sine Flexione, Latvian, Lithuanian, Lojban, Lombard, Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, Maasai, Makhuwa, Malay, Maltese, Manx, Māori, Marquesan, Megleno-Romanian, Meriam Mir, Mirandese, Mohawk, Moldovan, Montagnais, Montenegrin, Murrinh-Patha, Nagamese Creole, Nahuatl, Ndebele, Neapolitan, Ngiyambaa, Niuean, Noongar, Norwegian, Novial, Occidental, Occitan, Old Icelandic, Old Norse, Onĕipŏt, Oshiwambo, Ossetian (Latin), Palauan, Papiamento, Piedmontese, Polish, Portuguese, Potawatomi, Q’eqchi’, Quechua, Rarotongan, Romanian, Romansh, Rotokas, Sami (Inari Sami), Sami (Lule Sami), Sami (Northern Sami), Sami (Southern Sami), Samoan, Sango, Saramaccan, Sardinian, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian (Latin), Seri, Seychellois Creole, Shawnee, Shona, Sicilian, Silesian, Slovak, Slovenian, Slovio (Latin), Somali, Sorbian (Lower Sorbian), Sorbian (Upper Sorbian), Sotho (Northern), Sotho (Southern), Spanish, Sranan, Sundanese (Latin), Swahili, Swazi, Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Tetum, Tok Pisin, Tokelauan, Tongan, Tshiluba, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Turkish, Turkmen (Latin), Tuvaluan, Tzotzil, Uzbek (Latin), Venetian, Vepsian, Volapük, Võro, Wallisian, Walloon, Waray-Waray, Warlpiri, Wayuu, Welsh, Wik-Mungkan, Wiradjuri, Wolof, Xavante, Xhosa, Yapese, Yindjibarndi, Zapotec, Zarma, Zazaki, Zulu, Zuni.

Glyphs table

Table of glyphs

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