[XeTeX] TeX example

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sun Feb 4 21:35:31 CET 2007

On 4 Feb 2007, at 6:48 pm, Adam Twardoch (List) wrote:

>>         \setromanfont{Adobe Caslon Pro}
>>         \setsansfont[Scale=MatchLowercase]{Optima}
>>         \setmonofont[Scale=MatchLowercase]{Andale Mono}
> Of course one should remark that typographically, mixing Optima and  
> Adobe
> Caslon Pro is fine but *not* so that both typefaces are scaled to have
> identical x height. Optima has more ample proportions, is more  
> open, and
> the lowercase is naturally larger than Caslon's. Slightly reducing the
> point size of Optima when set against Caslon is fine, but not to the
> extreme of making the lowercase letters of those typefaces  
> nominally the
> same size.

I'm sure you're right :) .... I haven't actually tried this to see  
what it would look like, I just picked some font names more or less  
at random, to give an example. Choosing faces, sizes, etc., that  
result in pleasing typography is left as an exercise for the reader.....


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