Aidan is a modern copperplate calligraphy with a romantic and dramatic movement. It suitable for wedding invitation, greeting cards, watercolor based design, or anything that need natural feeling to put on to.
Aidan font comes with a complete set of standard characters, eastern diacritic symbols, 478 glyphs in total, and 270 alternative characters as OpenType features to play with. The alternative characters were divided into several OpenType features such as Ligature, Contextual Alternates, and Stylistic Sets. You can create an attractive message by using the alternate characters in your design.
The features is:
- Standard ligatures
- Contextual alternate
- initial and terminal
- Stylistic alternates
- PUA encoded
- Bonus Ornaments
How to Access OpenType Features?
In Adobe Illustrator or InDesign; simply open Window Type Glyphs, it will show the Glyphs panel. By default, it will show the entire glyphs contained in the font. If you block a glyph, you can find alternative characters to that glyph easily by changing ‘Entire Font’ to ‘Alternates for Current Selection’ in the Show section. For other programs that doesn’t support OpenType features or Glyphs Panel such as Photoshop, you can use Character Map in Windows to access the alternate characters.