I bought the font LTC Goudy Initials from P22---as per the comment to this question---but now I wonder how to use this font with the package lettrine.

Below in my minimal non-working example:


% Load the three layers of the LTC Goudy Initials font

% Create a command to print all three layers - later in color


\lettrine{H}{ello world}


The output in the letter in the desired Goudy font but with a line height of one, not five.

correct font but not the correct height

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Okay, this was quite a stupid question, really. I fixed it by defining a new command:


The depth is required because the font now uses six lines instead of five causing the text to run over the bottom of the initial.

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