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Questions tagged [optical-size]

Tag optical-size is fine when you have questions about visual appearance or shortcomings of fonts. For physics related questions use optical instead.

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Are optical sizes for digits missing in newtxmath?

MWE Drawing em-boxes at 3 different math styles to make comparison easier: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[scaled=1.1]{newtxtext} \usepackage[scaled=1.1]{newtxmath} % newtxmath loads amsmath ...
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Fontspec error: define optical sizes (XeLaTeX)

This is a cross-post to this Thread, as noone seemed to be able to solve the problem there. I will share solutions on both platforms. When compiling the following MWE I receive this error: ! ! ...
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Garamond Premier Pro, optical sizes, XeLaTeX v. LuaLaTeX [closed]

Update: I upgraded to TeX Live 2013 and things have gotten slightly worse, see end of post for details. I have Garamond Premier Pro and I'm trying to make sure my documents use all the appropriate ...
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Does XeLaTeX automatically select optical sizes for a given font, if available?

I've been intrigued by a great feature of XeLaTeX (perhaps it was already a feature of (La)TeX) for a long time -- its ability to automatically select the appropriate optical size of a font for a ...
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Adobe Fonts (formerly Typekit), LuaLaTeX, and Optical Sizes

I’ve been having trouble using fonts that make use of Optical Sizes from Adobe Fonts (formerly Typekit) in LuaLaTeX. 1 · Adobe Fonts As Adobe Fonts uses a clever injection mechanism to inject its ...
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liabilities of web fonts for tex printing

The below expands on the themes briefly represented in a question from several years ago. Historically, TeX and its descendants have distinguished themselves as being accessible to non-commercial ...
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fontspec and EB Garamond: Cannot use EBGaramond12-Italic

I dowloaded EB Garamond from and copied all fonts, .otf and .ttf to ~/.fonts/e The typeface contains different font files for the optical ...