[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 ...

\renewcommand{\LettrineFontHook}{\fontspec{Adobe Jenson Pro Semibold

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

\renewcommand{\LettrineFontHook}{\fontspec{Adobe Jenson Pro Semibold
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:

AJensonPro-SemiboldSubh --> Adobe Jenson Pro Semibold Subhead



Ross A. Laird, PhD

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