# [XeTeX] Font selection

Ross A. Laird ross at rosslaird.info
Sun Oct 12 22:47:43 CEST 2008

```Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> writes:

> Fc-list seems to return a font name alias first, and the same seems
> to be true for the font variant. (Both surely is not true.) So you
> might have more luck by choosing the bold face from Jenson Pro,
> although the subhead variant is not standardised in NFSS2. What
> guarantees success is to use the font file's pathname ...
>

Display}}

Adding the complete name also seems to work (as above), though it can
get a little clunky:

Italic Display}}

...and so on. The trick seems to be (on Linux, anyway) to expand the
filename from its abbreviations and use a capitalized written form. So: