Are all Chinese characters in all fonts placed in a perfect square grid, or are there fonts which make characters slightly rectangular such as 5:6 aspect ratio or 8:9 aspect ratio, etc. E.g. you find stuff like this all over the place, but I haven't seen any rectangle versions.

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From what I know all fonts put the character in a 'perfect' square. Handwritten, Chinese/Japanese people do not put them in a perfet square of course.

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