Baskerville Cyrillic Std Read Me

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Minimum system requirements and font installation instructions
Font versions
Family information
Release Notes
Known issues
Customer care
Other resources

Minimum system requirements and font installation instructions

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Font versions

To check that you have the correct font file, compare the font version of your font file to the font version provided in the Release Notes section below.

Family information


The Baskerville types were created by John Baskerville, a typefounder and printer in late eighteenth-century England, and introduced in Birmingham, England, in 1752. Baskerville's types are classified as transitionals, that is, those that are stylistically between old style and modern designs. Because of their high readability, Baskerville's designs were produced by all of the major typefoundries and have become a standard typeface for long texts, especially book work, and for display purposes as well. This particular version of Baskerville Cyrillic was originally produced in the 70s at Mergenthaler Linotype in New York, then critiqued and redesigned in 1992 under the advice of Jovica Veljovic, a gifted and knowledgeable type designer and lettering artist. Baskerville Cyrillic is a good choice for setting text of any length.

Menu Names And Style Linking

In many Windows® applications, instead of every font appearing on the menu, fonts are grouped into style-linked sets, and only the name of the base style font for a set is shown in the menu. The italic and the bold weight fonts of the set are not shown, and but can still be accessed by selecting the base style font, and then using the italic and bold style buttons. In this family, such programs will show only the following base style font names in the menu:

Baskerville Cyr LT Std

The other fonts in this family must be selected by choosing a menu name and then a style option following the guide below.

Menu Name plus Style Option... selects this font
Baskerville Cyr LT Std [none] Baskerville Cyrillic LT Std Upright
Baskerville Cyr LT Std Italic Baskerville Cyrillic LT Std Inclined
Baskerville Cyr LT Std Bold Baskerville Cyrillic LT Std Bold

On the Mac OS operating system, although each font appears as a separate entry on the font menu, users may also select fonts by means of style links. Selecting a base style font and then using the style links (as described above for Windows applications) enhances cross-platform document compatibility with many applications, such as Microsoft Word and Adobe® PageMaker® software, although it is unnecessary with more sophisticated Adobe applications such as recent versions of Illustrator®, Photoshop® or InDesign® software.

One should not, however, select a weight which has no style-linked variant or is itself a style-linked variant, and then additionally use the bold or italic styling button. Doing so will either have no effect, or result in programmatic bolding or slanting of the base font, which will usually produce inferior screen and print results.

Release Notes

For all fonts of family Baskerville Cyrillic LT Std: version 2.093 created on Tue Apr 5 09:44:30 2011.

version 2.092 created 2011/04/05

version 2.057 created 2010/08/12

version 2.056 created 2010/08/06

version 2.055 created 2009/11/23

version 2.040 created 2009/07/28

version 2.025 created 2007/08/16

version 1.029 created 2002/06/06

Known issues

Customer care

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