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{opentype} concerns the OpenType scalable type face format

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Which OpenType Math fonts are available?

What OpenType math fonts are there available for usage in TeX/LaTeX, e.g. with the unicode-math package? Here is a MWE which you can use to show off the font. \documentclass{article} \pagestyle{...
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How to suppress a “Rare” ligature that pre-empts a “Common” ligature for the same character pair?

In several documents I'm creating with LuaLaTeX (using MacTeX2012 on a Mac that's running MacOS X 10.7.5), I primarily use the Adobe-issued font Garamond Premier Pro as the main text font. I use this ...
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Adobe Garamond and LaTeX (Linux)

I'm currently writing a math-heavy Ph.D. thesis (more about this in a minute) and, as I truly love Adobe Garamond, I would like to use it. However, given its cost, I would like to make sure that I ...
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How do I use an OpenType font with my LaTeX document?

I want to use a really cool open-source OpenType font with my LaTeX document. I was told that either I could go through a long process of converting the OpenType font to one useable by LaTeX, or I ...
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How do I get a list of all font features supported by current font

With LuaTeX, how do I get a list of OTF features supported by the current font in use printed? For example, with otfinfo, I can get a list of OTF features by otfinfo -f font_file_name. Can I do ...
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fontspec, lua, microtype: Renderer=Basic no longer working for specific font styles

You may have noticed that, as of now,* letterspacing small capitals is not as easy as it was in pdfTeX, where we could simply combine \textsc with microtype's \textls. Consider this example, which ...
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Does LaTeX automatically change fonts when switching between Title, Author, Date, and Body Text or sizes modifiers?

I have a question regarding the inner workings of the system. Let us assume that I am using the article class. I cannot help but notice that the title seems to have a different look than the body ...
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How to use OpenType fonts with plain-LuaTeX?

Is it possible to have OpenType fonts with LuaTeX using the plain format? I have tried: \font\test="texgyrepagellaregular"\test test\bye but I get ! Font \test=texgyrepagellaregular not loadable: ...
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Can't generate ligatures with LuaLaTeX under MacTeX2014 and MacTeX2015 when using certain fonts

(Remark: This question was posted originally when the big news, TeX-wise, was the impending transition from TeXLive2013 to TeXLive2014. Since the issue identified in this posting persists in ...
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“Interactive PDF, Latex and Article of the Future” with opentype/truetype fonts and unicode

I'm looking for a way to get popup references when hovering with the mouse cursor over the references in my papers. I looked around on this forum and found this question and hpesoj626's answer very ...
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Fixing mathit spacing with unicode-math

I am using lhs2TeX to convert code into LaTeX. It typesets code into math mode. As I am also writing math formulas in the same document, I use unicode-math to switch between different math mode fonts ...
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Towards a \ucshape and \textuc command for uppercase text (XeTeX, LuaTeX)

While we have \textit and \textsc, \itshape and \scshape etc., there's no \textuc and \ucshape to typeset its argument in uppercase. There is \MakeUppercase, but -- as uppercase is not a font style -- ...
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Are there opentype sans math font(s) under development?

Rationale \TeX and \LaTeX were created with the (implicit) goal to create printed documents, mostly in English. In this context, using serif fonts as a default makes sense ; in particular, using ...
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fontspec & microtype: fine tune OpenType fonts

I just began to try LuaTeX in order to make use of OpenType fonts. After loading fontspec I select such a font the usual way: \setmainfont{Adobe Garamond Pro} Now I wonder how I can fine tune the ...
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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 me ...
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Inserting slashed zero in non-OpenType supporting LaTeX

Is there a slashed zero symbol in the standard LaTeX font that's accessible with pdflatex et al? I greped through the comprehensive symbols list a bit but didn't spot anything. In XeLaTeX I can use ...
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Choice of consistent unicode open-type fonts for Phd Thesis in Engineering

Having written about 60% of my Phd thesis, I gave it to my advisor for review. I used Pdflatex and Latin Modern fonts for text and math. For source code listings, I did not change anything in ...
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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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LuaLaTeX: Change kerning around “1” to simulate proportional figures

I have the problem that both the original Helvetica and the Neue Helevetica font families by Linotype, in their OpenType versions, seem to not have proportional figures, only tabular figures, where ...
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Accent positioning on 'oe' character with feature file in fontspec

There is no accented glyph for the 'oe' character in Linux Libertine. When trying to form this character, the (acute) accent is centred over the 'e' half. I'm trying to get the accent over the centre ...
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(Why) did the Gyre project fork the URW fonts rather than just extending them?

As I understand it: During the 1980s, the URW++ foundry created clones of the PostScript Core Font Set and gave those clones the following names: ╔════════════════════════╤══════════════════════╗ ║ ...
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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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Generating a table of all glyphs – including meta data like name, Unicode etc

The answers to Generating a table of glyphs with XeTeX cycle through character positions in the font and output a glyph (and its ordinal number) if one is assigned to that position, which is only ...
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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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How to typeset a letter or grapheme specimen with alternates?

I want to print a font specimen for certain letters, each of which should cover a complete A4 page. The Open Type font contains many letters with several glyphs, which are accessible as character ...
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Are there typographical drawbacks to using .otf font files?

Recently I've been messing around with different fonts in LaTeX and tonight got set up with the fontspec package which allows you to use .otf fonts in your LaTeX documents (in my case compiling with ...
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ebgaramond swashy Q, LaTeX vs. Lilypond

I am using LaTeX (pdflatex) and Lilypond together for a critical music edition, using the EB Garamond typeface for both. The two programs are giving me different glyphs for "Q": LaTeX provides a ...
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Context : How to install and use new opentype (math) fonts?

Motivation : I'm a die-hard user of LaTeX which is intrigued by ConTeXt and try to learn enough of it to be able to judge on its usability. For now, I'm limiting myself to Mark IV/LuaTeX (Mark II ...
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OpenType fonts for Metapost Labels

Is it possible to use OpenType fonts in MetaPost labels? I use MiKTeX 2.9. I hoped something like mpost --tex=dvilualatex <myfile>.mp might work, but no luck. Suggestions? I tried this, but ...
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Adobe Garamond Pro not working with XeLaTeX

Adobe Garamond Pro and XeLaTeX Guys, I am trying to use opentype fonts using XeLaTeX. Now when, I am trying to use Adobe Garamond Pro. It says ! Font \zf@basefont=Garamond at 10.0pt not loadable: ...
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Accessing user-selectable features in GentiumPlus in XeLaTeX/LuaLaTeX

Specifically, the combination of f plus î in the italic ends up with the upper curl of the f smashed into the peak of the circumflex (other fonts have the same problem, but the result is even uglier). ...
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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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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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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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How can I use OpenType Collection font with fontspec package and LuaTeX?

I have trouble setting monospaced font to Source Han Code JP font using \setmonofont. I tried the following code just the same as when I usually use fontspec package. % file name: example01.tex \...
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Best choice for open type font: PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or True Type outlines (OT TTF)?

I'd like to buy an open type font which is provided in two versions: with PostScript outlines (OT CFF) or with True Type outlines (OT TTF), as technical format. What would be the best choice for PDF(...
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Use Type 1 fonts with XeLaTeX

I read many things about XeLaTeX and I wanted to give it a try, but I wasn't able to figure out how to make use of Type 1 fonts, in my case especially the font Lucida, which I bought from pcTeX (which ...
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What happened to DejaVu Math font?

I'm trying to identify the freely-available Opentype font sets having a consistent Opentype Math font : this kind of font, extremely easy to use with XeTeX and LuaTeX (via fontspec), can also be used ...
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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 'rand' (Randomize) feature not correct implemented in XeTeX?

If XeLaTeX (v3.14159265-2.6-0.99996) compiles \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Letters=Random]{punknova-regular.otf} \begin{document} bananes et ananas \end{document} it ...
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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} \usepackage[no-math]{...
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Install an Updated Version of an Open Type Font for the Use with LuaLaTeX in TeX Live 2018

In my TeX Live 2018 installation on Linux, I want to replace the Libertinus fonts shipped with TeX Live by their latest GitHub build. If they are used in LuaLaTeX e.g. via \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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How to tell fontspec to load a font using a specific glyph variant not available as a CharacterVariant

I would like to use OpenType Vollkorn with xetex but its "1" causes me problems. It has an alternate glyph (whose glyph name is "one.ss01"), which I can trigger via StylisticSet={1}. But this also ...
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luatex cannot find font metric data

After installing TeX Live 2012 in a non system directory (not sure if this makes a difference) and running some of the tests found at TeX Live Install, LuaTeX can't find the example font metrics even ...
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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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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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Use of Script-size and Script-script-size glyphs

In the answers to this question, I learned that OpenType Math fonts like Cambria and Latin Modern Math contain script-size and script-script-size characters, with different optical scaling. In my ...
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Does LuaTeX + OpenType always calculate inter-word spacing stretch and shrink as 1/2 and 1/3 of the nominal space?

As far as I know, OpenType does not have the concept of inter-word spacing stretch and shrink, only the normal amount. And \fontdimen 3 and 4 are calculated by luatex or the fontloader instead. And ...