Discretionary ligatures are not for everyday use, but perfect for special occasions. Next time you're working on something fancy like a wedding invitation, discretionary ligatures might be just the extra seasoning you need.
Figure 7.6. Discretionary Ligatures.
Figure 7.7. Minion Pro with discretionary ligatures (example A) and without (example B).
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Sweating the Small Stuff: Special Characters, White Space, and Glyphs
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Part II: Paragraph Formats
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Paragraph Indents and Spacing
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