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Fontforge, formerly known as PfaEdit, is a type face editor tool.

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How to convert amsfonts(pfb) to otf fonts with fontforge?

I want to convert AMS fonts from type1 to otf with fontforge, which options should I choose? For example: FFTM table or TeX table? Round or Hints? Windows-compatible kern?
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Create font package to use custom vectorial symbols via FontForge

This question builds upon my attempt to include custom, vectorial, LaTeX symbols inside Python plots via tikz, which (so far) is failing due to the impossibility (my inability ?) to attach proper font ...
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Wide acute and wide grave for TeX Gyre Termes and TeX Gyre Termes Math

Continuing How to make \mathaccent stretch grave and acute?, how do we extend TeX Gyre Termes OTF using FontForge with strechable grave and acute accents such that we can typeset these extensible ...
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fontspec, Fontforge: How to set a layer of a character in a document

I create a font myfont.ttf in FontForge. In that I built a new layer, which gets the name 'Back 3' (don't know why), and set in the layers Fore - Back - Back 3 a rectangle, a circle and a star (BTW: ...
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Proper kerning of \{f\} \sigma_0 in TeX Gyre Termes Math

Continuing https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/97632/discussion-between-marcel-kruger-and-mdayq6, running lualatex on \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} % \...
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Erroneous text layer. Mismatch between kerning in fontforge and in {xe|lua}latex

Running xelatex (or lualatex) on the input \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont[Ligatures=TeX]{texgyretermes-math.otf} \begin{document} \(\{f\}\) \end{document} should ...
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How to compile thicker OTF version of Latin Modern fonts?

Computer Modern fonts, when printed from a pdf generated by pdflatex, tend to produce rather thin lines. The way to solve that problem has been described here through the use of the blacker parameter. ...
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Set up more subfamilies to produce an unique font

I have a .otf font that I intended to use with xelatex. Since the italics were set as a different family, I had 2 different fonts: the same in straight version and in a italic version. Now, with ...
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Use own FontForge font in XeLaTeX

I created a font for 12 letters, since this is all I need. Having created the font as .ttf I double click on it and press install. With \fontspec I want to see how the font looks like, but I get only ...
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Having trouble enabling ligatures with HF&J's Mercury Text OpenType font

I'm sure this font supports ligatures, but I can't get them to show up. Example with Roboto for comparison: \documentclass[ 11pt, a4paper ]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{...
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How to convert font file to a series of Bézier curves?

While we are solving this question How to get intersection point(s) of two glyphs?, we are facing some interesting subproblems. This is the first one. How we could convert any font file (OTF, TTF, PFB,...
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modify a copy of cmsy with fontforge and use it

I tried to modify a copy of cmsy10, by renaming it. My aim is to insert a external glyph from another font family (e.g euler). With fontforge tools, I created the font and inserted it into my local ...
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