[XeTeX] Linux Libertine font problem

Alain Delmotte esperanto at swing.be
Fri Aug 7 08:46:10 CEST 2009

Hi David,

David Perry a écrit :
> It doesn't matter what the actual font files are named, as long as the 
> internal tables use the same name.  In other words, you could have 
> four files called dogs.ttf, cats.ttf, goldfish.ttf, and hamsters.ttf; 
> but if the fontmaker gave them all the name "Animals" in the fonts' 
> name tables and set the appropriate bits to indicate normal, bold, 
> italic, and bold italic, fontspec will find them.
How do you find the display name?

>   That's why fontspec requires you to use the display name, which is 
> the name used internally by the font, rather than the actual font 
> filename.  Now, if you have something other than the usual four 
> suspects, then you have to specifically tell fontspec (e.g., if you 
> have an old font with small capitals in a separate font, or you want 
> to use a nonstandard family such as "Animals Demi" as the boldface 
> version for "Animals Light."
> David
> Alain Delmotte wrote:
>> Isn't a problem that the font is in multiple files: Re, Bd, BI, It, C_Re
>> Shouldn't they be called by something like:
>> \fontspec[SmallCapsFont=Linux Libertine O Capitals,BoldFont=Linus 
>> Libertine O Bold,....]{Linux Libertine O}

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