# [XeTeX] Nested \textit in an italic fontinstance

Wed Sep 13 13:19:13 CEST 2006

On Sep 13, 2006, at 7:07 AM, Will Robertson wrote:

> Jonathan wrote:
>>> Incidentally, you might expect /B to act similarly, toggling bold on
>>> or off, but it doesn't. Instead, it always tries to find a bolder
>>> version of the font that was given.
>
> Wah?!? I could see that being useful in the future.
> Hmm, if that's the case I've never seen it -- /B seems to me to
> always snap to the most bold font available. But maybe my testing
> hasn't been wide enough.

It's exactly the behaviour I want when dealing with families like
Helvetica Neue or Univers or Frutiger --- it's been on my list to
play with for a while now....

William

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Fry Communications

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