[OS X TeX] Variation fonts? (was: LaTeXit and output drivers)

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Jul 27 14:39:32 CEST 2007

On Jul 27, 2007, at 8:10 AM, Martin Wilhelm Leidig wrote:

> Am 2007-07-27 um 11.01 schrieb Jonathan Kew:
>> variation fonts
> To better my understanding: is that that a-whole-bunch_of-glyphs- 
> for-each-character-slot thing built into, say, Zapfino?

No, this is the one-typeface-file_contains-several-variation-axes- 
which-can-be-interpolated --- like Skia, or Penumbra or Ocean Sans or  

> So, this mechanism won't be available with xdvipdfmx?

Correct. Zapfino works though.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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