[lltx] [fontspec] selecting font features has no effect?

Diederick C. Niehorster dcnieho at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 12:51:47 CEST 2010

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 6:14 PM, Will Robertson <wspr81 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 31/03/2010, at 7:52 PM, Diederick C. Niehorster wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 10:07:08AM +0800, Diederick C. Niehorster wrote:
>>>> Logs are attached in a zip, for
>>>> \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{Arno Pro Italic} - font not found
>>> Right now, I don't think you can get the italic font this way, as we
>>> only check for font family, I've to re-think about this.
>> Should it be possible to load font's like that (without using the
>> plain \font command, which is there for special needs)? Think it makes
>> sense for fontspec to select font families and automatically set the
>> regular, bold, italic, etc fonts actually.
> You do need to be able to load a specific font face sometimes, so I'd say
>  \setfontface\foo{Arno Pro Italic}
> should be valid. (Say if you're using it as a swash face without an upright.)

Hmm, in that case I guess fontspec should somehow detect (or it should
be told?) that it is loading the italic version, so that it wont try
to load the italic version of the italic version (tho i guess it
should load the bold version of this italic version).


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