[XeTeX] XeTeX vertical text layout support (for Linux & win32 users)

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 19 16:08:22 CEST 2006

On 19/06/2006, at 19:32 , Jjgod Jiang wrote:

> Oops.. "AdobeSongStd-Light:vertical:script=hani" looks acceptable for
> me now. (The font has the following features:
> # otfinfo -f --script=hani /usr/share/fonts/OTF/AdobeSongStd-Light.otf
> aalt    Access All Alternates
> cpct    <unknown feature>
> dlig    Discretionary Ligatures
> fwid    Full Widths
> halt    Alternate Half Widths
> hwid    Half Widths
> nalt    Alternate Annotation Forms
> pwid    Proportional Widths
> trad    Traditional Forms
> vert    Vertical Writing
> vhal    Alternate Vertical Half Metrics
> vrt2    Vertical Alternates and Rotation)

By the way, fontspec supports most of these font features, but I'm  
really interested to see how they're used in practice. If you're  
using fontspec and things could be better (better names, or better  
organisation or whatever), please let me know!

All the best,


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