[tex-live] memoir

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 22:28:42 CET 2010

2010/2/11 Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk>:
> Nidhi <nidhi.iitr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am using memoir class to prepare my document. In my document, I want the
>> sections to be in small caps shape+bold, subsections in small
>> capsshape+italics..and so on. I have set the font using
> and you're using a font family that supplies bold and italic small caps?
>> \setsecheadstyle{\Large\scshape\raggedright}
>> \setsubsecheadstyle{\large\scshape\raggedright}
>> \setsubsubsecheadstyle{\scshape\raggedright}
>> but as soon as i try to make the font bold, the font style \scshape gets
>> overwritten by the default font in italics or bold ....
> the .fd files you're using are specifying that substitution for the
> combination you're asking for, since they "believe" there's no font in
> the family that satisfies your request.
> if your fonts do have the appropriate shapes, then you need to complain
> to the supplier of your .fd files.
>> any option for getting sections in bold and with font "\scshape"
> find (and possibly then buy) a font family that offers it.  i don't
> believe there are any free ones meeting this requirement, but that could
> just be memory fade on my part.
It may be a bit more difficult. Commercial fonts do not consider small
caps a font shape but rather a family that contains upright and italic
 shapes in medium and boldface. I have such commercial fonts.

> and before asking your next question, consider
> http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=gethelp
> for advice on an appropriate mailing list to ask these sorts of
> question.
> robin

Zdeněk Wagner

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