# [XeTeX] Nested \textit in an italic fontinstance

Wed Sep 13 14:16:45 CEST 2006

On Sep 13, 2006, at 8:13 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> Or at least should have checked somewhere first, not being an expert
> on such things. A search on fonts.com or similar quickly reveals a
> variety of shapes. I was just thinking of the single face that was
> built in to the early LaserWriters, etc., but that's far from the
> whole story.

To be specific, that was Zapf Chancery Medium Italic Swash (Capitals).

> I notice that chancery.sty in psnfss (and the associated *pzc.fd
> files) maps everything to the Medium Italic face, though.

'cause that was the LaserWriter Gang of 35'' face.

William

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Fry Communications

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