[lucida] Three remarks/reports about Lucida OpenType

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at me.com
Mon Mar 26 08:39:31 CEST 2012

Le 26 mars 2012 à 00:38, Khaled Hosny a écrit :

> On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 03:00:00PM -0700, Karl Berry wrote:
>> As usual with LuaTeX, italic corrections are not built into the engine.
>> It is possible to write Lua code (e.g., invoked at font-loading time) to
>> approximate it.  But I am not sure if anyone has done a package to make
>> it easy to do so.
>> Khaled, do you know?  If not, this is a question for the luatex list
>> (lists.tug.org/luatex), sorry.
> No there isn't, but I'm considering to turn that feature on by default
> after doing some testing (I also found that XeTeX actually does italic
> correction for text with OpenType fonts).

Khaled, Karl,

Many thanks for your detailed and speedy response. That is quite impressive!

I just tried the "itlc" luaotfload feature (for computing the italic correction) and it works beautifully.

Many thanks again,


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