#108: Using Chartwell

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Chartwell is a font specifically for making simple and beautiful pie charts, bar charts, and line graphs. It’s as simple as writing out simple equations like 40+20+25+15. In desktop software like Adobe Illustrator, you control the graph by writing out the formula in that font then turning on ligatures. On the web, the formula is in text and you apply the font via @font-face and a JavaScript polyfill for ligature support. Browser support goes back even to IE 6.

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