[XeTeX] XeTeX fails to notice smcp feature?

Ross A. Laird ross at rosslaird.info
Tue Oct 21 20:49:19 CEST 2008

ross at rosslaird.info (Ross A. Laird) writes:

OK: When I specify this:

{SerlioLTStd.otf}%{Serlio LT Std}

in OpenType-info.tex, I get this:


This is the font from Adobe Font Folio 11 -- which, according to
Arthur -- does have small caps, and which otfinfo also confirms.
Something strange here...


> ross at rosslaird.info (Ross A. Laird) writes:
>>  But as I look at the list above, I notice that the actual .otf file
>> is not listed, and it does not appear, in ~/.fonts. That may be the
>> root of the whole issue! I could try putting it there, but then I will
>> certainly have multiple versions... Suggestions welcome.
> OK (self-suggestion). The Serlio otf file is indeed in ~/.fonts, and the
> otfinst script does indeed install the smcp feature. So there are
> definitely two versions. It seems that the system is choosing one of
> these versions, and I recall that I can test and change this by
> specifying an actual path to the filename for the font. I'll try to look
> this up in the fontspec docs (anyone who has it off the top, for Serlio,
> feel free to pass it along).
> Getting closer to figuring this out...
> Ross
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> www.rosslaird.info

Ross A. Laird, PhD

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