[XeTeX] on fontspec 1.10

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Mon Jun 26 00:29:31 CEST 2006

On 25 Jun 2006, at 10:26 pm, Ralf Stubner wrote:
> I have run into a similar problem with a font I am currently  
> developing,
> which (like GFS Didot) has small caps only for the regular shape. I
> tried to avoid this by changing
> \newfontinstance\spacedsc[LetterSpace=5.0,%
>                           Letters=SmallCaps,%
>                           Letters=UppercaseSmallCaps]{FPL Neu}
> to
> \newcommand\spacedsc{\addfontfeature{LetterSpace=5.0,%
>                           Letters=SmallCaps,%
>                           Letters=UppercaseSmallCaps}}
> However, that only shifted the warnings to other places. Fortunately,
> fontspec.sty provides the 'quiet' option which supresses such  
> warnings.
> One might miss useful warnings that way, though. Hence I take this  
> as a
> hint to design small caps for the other shapes ... ;-)

Questions like "how do I get italic small caps?" seem to keep popping  
up on tex-related mailing lists, so perhaps it's a good idea to pre- 
empt them!


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