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Changes in 6.0

Note: this is a major release due to the change in postscript naming structure. Each font now uses abbreviations for Semibold, ExtraLight and Medium (SmBld, ExtLt, and Medm respectively).

[IBM PLEX MONO V2.3] - 2021-08-13

Added

  • U+2500-U259F Box drawing characters and block elements
    referenced in issue 93
  • U+2032 (PRIME) U+2033 (DOUBLE PRIME)
    referenced in issue 145
  • glyphs /acaron /acaron.alt01 /icaron /ocaron /ucaron /udieresismacron /udieresisacute /udieresisgrave /udieresiscaron /Acaron /Icaron /Ocaron /Ucaron /Udieresismacron /Udieresisacute /Udieresisgrave /Udieresiscaron to support pinyin
    referenced in issue 84
  • U+017F (LONG S)
    referenced in issue 158
  • U+00A4 (CURRENCY SIGN) U+2215 (DIVISION SLASH)
    referenced in issue 280

Fixed

  • FamilyClass value in OS/2 table
    referenced in issue 330
  • PostScript BlueScale values

Changed

  • more distinct shape for /a and related characters in italic styles
  • more distinct shape for /r and related characters
  • more distinct shape for /asciitilde
    referenced in issue 322
  • replaced commaaccent with cedilla in glyphs /Tcedilla /tcedilla
    referenced in issue 251
  • disabled bit 38 (Mathematical Operators) from OS/2 UnicodeRanges

[IBM PLEX SANS JP V1.0] - 2021-06-18

Added

  • Support for Japanese (9505 glyphs per font)

[IBM PLEX SANS DEVANAGARI V1.2] - 2021-05-31

Changed

  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability

[IBM PLEX SANS THAI V1.2] - 2021-05-31

Changed

  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability

[IBM PLEX SANS THAI LOOPED V1.2] - 2021-05-31

Changed

  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability

[IBM PLEX MONO V2.2] - 2021-05-28

Changed

  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability

[IBM PLEX SANS V3.3] - 2021-05-28

Changed

  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability

[IBM PLEX SERIF V2.7] - 2021-05-28

Changed

  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability

[IBM PLEX SANS ARABIC V1.2] - 2021-02-14

Added

  • Glyphs /alefMaksura_zain-ar.fina.rlig /alefMaksura_zain-ar.fina.rlig.short /alefMaksura_jeh-ar.fina.rlig /alefMaksura_jeh-ar.fina.rlig.short /alefMaksura_noon-ar.fina.rlig

Fixed

  • Mark placement on alternative form of /kaf
    referenced in issue 284
  • Multiple spacing issues including /lam_meem ligatures
  • PostScript BlueScale values
  • FamilyClass value in OS/2 table

Changed

  • included logographs are not used by default anymore but can be activated through OpenType layout feature "dlig"
    referenced in issue 336
  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability

Removed

  • Glyphs /tteh_reh-ar.fina.short /tteh_zain-ar.fina.short /tteh_rreh-ar.fina.short /tteh_jeh-ar.fina.short

[IBM PLEX SANS HEBREW V1.3] - 2020-12-04

Fixed

  • placement of dot in glyph /lamed_holam-hb
  • placement of dot in glyph /lamed_dagesh_holam-hb
  • metrics of /resh-hb
    referenced in issue 343
  • metrics of /tav-hb
  • PostScript BlueScale values
  • FamilyClass value in OS/2 table

Changed

  • abbreviated font names used for style mapping (name ID1 + ID2) to improve interoperability