{opentype} concerns the OpenType scalable type face format

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Problem with conversion from OpenType to Type 1 fonts using otfinst [closed]

I would like to use a family of OpenType fonts with pdfLaTeX (more precisely, Utopia Std from Adobe). I have tried using the Python script otfinst following the clear guideline provided by Harrold ...
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Why does MS Word's algorithm for vertical positioning of super- and subscripts not conform to TeX's ?

Microsoft Office has, since 2007, used a formula layout algorithm based on the algorithm Knuth described in appendix G of the TeXbook. But there's an apparent divergence in the final output from the ...
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Where to find nitty-gritty details about TeX and friends' font handling systems?

The current guides online and in texdoc that I could find did not deal with the problem I have. How to generate font metrics for system installed TrueType and OpenType fonts? How to generate font ...
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\setmainfont{Linux Libertine O} uses pfb files instead of otf

(This is sort of a follow-up to libertineotf and xelatex - bold smallcaps broken?, based on a problem that I had noticed earlier, but hadn't put my finger on.) \documentclass{article} ...
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lualatex: smallcaps and microtype don't work together

Compiling the following MWE with lualatex doesn't produce small caps. There are no font warnings. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfeature{Microtype}{protrusion=default, ...
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How to find out which glyphs are different in an OpenType style set?

With fontspec, and XeTeX or LuaTeX it's possible to access a font's OpenType features, including the Style Sets, e.g. like this: \addfontfeatures{RawFeature=+ss01;+ss18} TeX.sx has already taught ...
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querying whether a font feature has been activated via a fontspec command

A LaTeX package I'm currently writing makes use of -- and definitely requires -- some of the power of LuaLaTeX. I would like to make my package's user interface -- in particular, the options that need ...
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\ldots produces a square

Using XeLaTex and OpenType font Goudy Bookletter 1911, the command \ldots{} produces ❏ (without shadow). My question is: why XeLaTeX does not find automatically a substitute ? I guess that ...
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Does TeXlive 2012 come with TrueType or OpenType equivalents to common fonts used with latex?

I'm using the package helvet in a document and would like to use the same font in a figure I'm making. Does TeXlive 2012 come with the TrueType or OpenType fonts that correspond to the helvetica clone ...
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Dummy's solution for using of accent from one TTF glyph in another

I am making a document with the Josefin Sans font in LaTeX (using XeLaTeX). However, a pair of symbols I need (Žž) is missing there; I get just an empty space in PDF. I have no idea at all about ...
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Font features selection in Xe(La)TeX

I am using the XeTeX engine in order to compile a document based on a class of my own, and the package fontspec to select the face families and features. Though this is not relevant for my question, ...
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Poor opentype font quality when printing xelatex generated PDF

I've been trying to print a PDF created with Xelatex, and the text (using opentype) is not as crystal clear as the same text printed directly from word (the edges are jagged/grainy). Any suggestions? ...
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Contextual Alternatives in LuaLaTeX [closed]

I am creating a blackletter font and would like to use it with LuaLaTeX, which works fine for nearly everything so far, except for using contextual alternative glyphs (in this case, r→ꝛ after round ...
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OpenType, extensible arrows, and diagrams

Does the OpenType font format provide support for extensible arrows (as in \xrightarrow)? If so, is it true that it would be unicode-math's job to make this functionality available in TeX? This ...
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Install OpenType fonts in Texlive

Maybe this topic has already been discussed, but I haven't found anything clear about it! I bought Garamond Opentype fonts by Adobe, so I have *.otf font files. I'd like to use it in my thesis, but i ...
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Lucida OpenType - how to find out if font contains a glyph (blackboard 1)?

I am deliberating whether I should buy TUGs Lucida OpenType, but I am not sure if it contains all the glyphs I want/need. How can I find those? In particular, I want to have a blackboard one, as in ...
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XeLaTeX: WordInitial, Inner and WordFinal seem to match everywhere

I am creating a blackletter font and would like to use it with XeLaTeX. I try to use initial/medial/final substitution for letters, like s/ſ, but the context seems to match even when it should not. ...
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Loading a math font with stylistic set in plain XeTeX

How does one activate a stylistic set in plain XeTeX? I have tried: \font\test="XITS Math:+ss01" % for calligraphic \textfont2=\test $ \fam2 A $ \bye but with no luck.
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TeX fonts in Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find computer modern fonts for use in other programs, e.g. Adobe Illustrator? I want to use TeX fonts in OpenOffice or Word, because there are many so ...
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Open Type Fonts have different scale in XeLaTeX

I am trying to create a template that allows easy switching of the main font using fontspec. I have noticed that the size of different fonts varies greatly, as the picture below illustrates. If we ...
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How can I enable italic correction for LuaTeX?

LuaTeX ignores mathematical italic correction by default, as noted by Khaled Hosny. This leads to some awful errors when using some alphabet which is very slanted, like XITS' mathematical script ...
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Can't find Metrics for opentype font; why does XeTeX need them?

I want to use an OpenType font for a document, so I'm trying to compile it with xelatex. I followed the answers on this question: How do I use an OpenType font with my LaTeX document? However, when ...
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What's the use of multiple vertical variants for math operators of a OpenType math font?

The only fonts I know that have more than one "large" version of the math operators are Asana Math and Cambria Math. The other ones just have one glyph for the \textstyle version and other for the ...
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LuaLaTeX, fontspec and tracking with microtype

I try to get microtype's tracking working but without success: up-to-date TeXlive 2011 (lualatex 0.70.1) with microtype v2.5 beta 07. Sample code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Adjusting a converted OTF font for LaTeX

I have bought OTF Adobe Garamond Pro and successfully converted it to use with LaTeX (using otfinst.py). It works well including ligatures, old-style numerals, small caps, etc., but the problem is ...
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Confused with choosing TTF, OpenType, and Type1

Actually I don't know much about font formats such as TTF, OpenType, and Type1. What are the differences between TTF, OpenType, and Type1? Which one should I use in PDF produced by LaTeX? How to ...
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Trouble with contextuals in LuaLaTeX with fontspec - trying to get internal long Ss to work

I have been trying to get a project of mine set with internal long Ss. Using fontforge, I have tried to set up the contextual (both [calt] and [cswh]) feature - but when I do, I get no results in the ...
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What do these OpenType Font Math Table terms mean?

These terms are defined in the OpenType Math Tables as follows : StretchStackTopShiftUp Standard shift up applied to the top element of the stretch stack. StretchStackBottomShiftDown Standard ...
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Accessing Private Use Area Character by fontspec in XeTeX

I am using XeTeX to encode Opentype fonts. One of the feature of opentype font is availability of Private Use Area. Generally, Private Use Area in most cases contains different variants of same ...
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XeLaTeX can find font, but xdvipdfmx can't

I had hoped to use the Minion and Myriad fonts from my new copy of Adobe CS 5 in XeLaTeX; but \setmainfont{Minion Pro} produces the following error: (output of xdvipdfmx -vvv shown) DVI File Info ...