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This dingbats typeface responds efficiently to what a lot of designers seek: choose a series of arrows that adapt themselves precisely to any character that has previously been retained. Up to now this kind of typeface has not been enough and has rapidly revealed itself to be insufficient: the number of arrows proposed is ultimately quite limited.
This typeface proposes a much greater number, thanks to a misuse of OpenType technology. In effect, it is not a new typeface that proposes a renewed batch of arrows. It is not in fact a tool that allows the designer to compose an infinite number of arrows. Through a logical set that uses the keys on the keyboard, the designer could/can choose the different elements that make up an arrow: tail, body and point.
The arrows are automatically composed thanks to more than 5,000 kerning pairs. The user can not only choose the style of an arrow but also its length (by composing a number of successive elements) and its direction (towards the left or the right using capitals and lowercase characters).
Though there may be a certain learning curve associated with the use of this typeface, the result ultimately reveals itself to be well worth the time and effort!