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{opentype} concerns the OpenType scalable type face format

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TeX (LuaTeX, XeTeX, fontspec) support for OpenType variable fonts

Is anyone working on implementing support for the new OpenType variable fonts in any TeX/LaTeX implementation like XeTeX or LuaTeX? Will fontspec support accessing the new tables?
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LuaTeX 0.95 “incorrect math kerning”

I am trying out the new luatex 0.95 in TeXLive 2016 pretest. There's a problem with math kernel. Below is a MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Lucida Bright Math OT} \...
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Correcting wrong choice of character variant from a stylistic set

I'm typesetting a document in German blackletter with XeLaTeX and ran across a peculiar — for want of a better word — error: The hyphenation in itself is okay at that position. However, German ...
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Localized glyphs (locl) have unicode value U+FFFD (�)

Originally this seemed to me like a font issue, as there was no equivalent problem with other fonts, as indicated by this good MWE: Copied text from good PDF EBGaramond12-Italic.otf: [ - ] бгдпт [...
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Display available contextual swash/alternative etc. features of OpenType fonts through LuaTeX

Is there a way to find out what pairs of contextual alternatives of characters of an OpenType font through luatex (and possibly other packages such as luaotfload and fontspec)? The question is a ...
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letters and spacing in Arabic — bug in OpenType layout of LuaLaTeX

I perceive the following unwanted outcome: Two issues: In the first line, the last word on the right has a small gap between the second and the third letter from the right that is not supposed to be ...
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Source Han: Em dashes (U+2014) fail to compose as U+2E3A and U+2E3B

Background A 破折号 (pòzhéhào, Chinese em dash) is a punctuation mark used in Chinese typesetting. It has very similar usage to the Western em dash. The Chinese em dash has two ...
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mathspec or mathastext equivalents for ConTeXt

I have just started out with ConTeXt, and am wondering if there is a way to use fonts that do not have an OpenType math table or a specifically designed math font in the way that mathspec or ...
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Is there a difference between the Type 1 and OpenType versions of MetaType1 fonts?

MetaType1 is a system devised to create PostScript Type 1 fonts from MetaPost sources, similar in spirit to Knuth's original MetaFont but producing outline fonts instead of bitmaps. It comprises a set ...
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XeTeX + \overline: Which \fontdimen’s are used?

Edit: This question has been thoroughly reedited to highlight the problem at hand. I am trying to mimic \overline to create similar symbols. According to Overline thickness on TeX.SX, and ...
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How does `unicode-math` correct super-/sub-script positioning?

From my understanding, unicode-math primarily relies on the data in the OpenType MATH table to properly typeset each font. However, in most of the OpenType fonts I have examined (including the ones ...
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realscripts/fontspec update vs. some Opentype fonts

I have a file that was running smoothly a few weeks ago and is now stopping with the message: Argument of \__fontspec_strip_leading_sign:Nw has an extra } Using most system fonts, or Amiri, ...
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\addfontfeature resets \prehyphenchar and \posthyphenchar

This question is similar, but applies only to XETEX. In LuaTEX, \prehyphenchar and \posthyphenchar supposedly affect the current language: All languages start out with \prehyphenchar=`\-, \...
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OpenType features for a math font in CONTEXT

Using CONTEXT MkIV, is it possible to add custom/virtual OTF features to a font used in math mode? Here is a simplified version of what I want to do. I want to change all occurrences of 1.2 in math ...
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PDF/A-1b compliance whilst embedding OTF files

As per this wikipedia article (see Fonts section), only pdf v1.6 and above is able to embed opentype fonts in the document. Now the problem is that, my institution requires pdf /A-1b compliance which ...
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How does one prepare---on TEXLIVE— OpenType, Unicode based, fonts for use with Xe(La)Tex

I downloaded the Cree syllabics font pitabek from: http://www.languagegeek.com/font/fontdownload.html According to the information this font is opentype and follows the Unicode coding for Cree ...
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How do I embed an extended section of vertical text into horizontal using luatex-ja?

I have been trying to insert a segment of vertical text with line breaks (turning into columns) into a larger horizontal text. After many tricks and hacks attempted, most of which a) destroy ...
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How to get correct content from PDF copying/pasting with Source Han?

I installed the “Language-specific OTFs” version of Source Han Sans from Adobe Font’s Release page, e.g., SourceHanSansSC-Regular.otf, which sets the default ideographs suitable under Simplified ...
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Custom Lua feature for CID-keyed font

fonts.handlers.otf.addfeature in luaotfload can be used to create custom features for fonts. The unicode values of glyphs can be used for CID fonts in the same way as for GID fonts, but some fonts ...
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Loading font option in fontspec

I want to use the Alegreya Sans font in my document, so I installed the font on my computer, and use fontspec package to load it. But I just can load several option like Algegreya Sans Light, Medium,...
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Unexpected behaviour (bug?) with unicode-math in italic in TexLive 2016

I recently updated to TexLive 2016 (specifically MacTex 2016) from TexLive 2015 and, without changing any source code, the output of a document changed with XeLaTeX. Specifically, bold math italic ...
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“Debugging” installed fonts. Which font is mapped to which serie/shape?

I installed some new fonts using autoinst. Now I have a problem finding back the font family/shape/serie which belongs to my bold font which I believe I installed it. After I did: \usefont{T1}{&...
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Problem using Adobe Garamond Pro with Xelatex on MacPro

I would like to use the Adobe Garamond Pro (otf) font with mathdesign using XeLaTeX. I am running TexStudio and TexLive on MacPro. I have also added these font using Font Book: AGaramondPro-Regular....