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Shunichi Amano s-amano at jaist.ac.jp
Tue Jun 6 07:47:35 CEST 2006

I see. Thanks for both.

Shunichi Amano

On 2006/06/05, at 23:29, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 5 juin 06 à 15:06, Shunichi Amano a écrit :
>> When I compile the following, I get Hoefler as I want,  but not Skia.
>> Is this normal? If so, is there a way to get small caps of arbitrary
>> fonts?
>> \fontspec[Letters=SmallCaps]{Hoefler Text}
>> \fontspec[Letter=SmallCaps]{Skia Regular}
> To the first question, yes, and to the second, no. fontspec and XeTeX
> will give you access to features already built in a font, but will
> not create new features.
>> The doc of fontspec says that "Letters=SmallCaps" works for AAT
>> fonts. But I don't know how to tell a font is AAT.
> AAT is Apple's font technology (Apple Advanced Typography), similar
> to OpenType but superior in some respects and inferior in others. You
> can see the features available for a given AAT font in the TextEdit
> Font panel (Cmd-T), for example, selecting the font then clicking on
> the wheel-like icon at the bottom of the panel then selecting the
> Typography... item.
> Alternatively, for an AAT font you can use XeTeX to process the file
> AAT-info.tex, and for an OpenType font you can use XeTeX to process
> the file OpenType-info.tex. Both are included in the XeTeX
> install .dmg file, in Samples/Plain.
> Hope this helps,
> Bruno Voisin
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