[XeTeX] Small Caps in Latex

Jon Breitenbucher kahless at mac.com
Thu Jul 1 14:10:38 CEST 2004

On Jul 1, 2004, at 7:13 AM, Atip Asvanund wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Jul 2004, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> That's because Letter Case = Small Caps is not available for Warnock
>> Pro. The file AAT-info.tex which is part of the XeTeX sample files 
>> will
>> tell you what's exactly available for each font (please make sure you
>> run XeTeX on it in plain TeX mode, not LaTeX).
> I find that Small Caps are not available for several fonts. Is there a 
> way
> to simulate this (e.g., by using Caps of the same font at a smaller 
> size)?
> Or is there not an automatable workaround at all?
> Thank you,
> Atip

Bruno, is it not available because Warnock Pro is an OpenType font?

Atip, I posted a link to fd files for a number of Adobe OpenType fonts 
including Adobe Garamond Pro and Warnock Pro. In case you missed it 
they are at 
http://jbreitenbuch.wooster.edu/~jonb/AdobeTypeClassicsplus.zip and 
I'll probably update them soon. If you have OpenType fonts and want to 
find out what features they have enter the following in the Terminal

otfinfo -f WarnockPro-Regular.otf

(This assumes that you installed Eddie Kohler's font tools using 

For your immediate question of small caps in Warnock Pro the 
declaration should be

    <-> "Warnock\space Pro:+onum, +smcp"

and if you have the optical variants use

    <-8.9> "Warnock\space Pro\space Caption:+onum, +smcp"
    <9.0-12.9> "Warnock\space Pro:+onum, +smcp"
    <13.0-24.9> "Warnock\space Pro\space Subhead:+onum, +smcp"
    <25.0-> "Warnock\space Pro\space Display:+lnum, +smcp"

In the above I named the font owp for OpenType Warnock Pro, which is 
not the Berry scheme but I'm not sure how to name it in the Berry 
Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with 
meaningless marks on paper. (David Hilbert)

Jon Breitenbucher
The College of Wooster
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Wooster, Ohio 44691

jbreitenbuch at wooster.edu

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