[XeTeX] [OT] Free fonts for fontspec examples?

Yves Codet ycodet at club-internet.fr
Mon Jul 12 09:37:37 CEST 2010


Le 12 juil. 10 à 09:15, Will Robertson a écrit :

> Dear all,
> I'm trying to improve the examples in the fontspec manual. As well  
> as improving the examples already there, I'd like to eliminate the  
> use of any non-free fonts so that others can compile the manual  
> without trouble.
> I've got a few areas I'm stuck on, since my font repertoire isn't  
> very large.
> 1.  Does anyone know of any free fonts that have optical size  
> variants?
> 2.  I'm looking for examples which use (and don't need too many  
> explanations) the following features:
> - Contextual swashes (cswh)
> - Uppercase spacing/kerning (cpsp)
> - Historical style (hist)

For the last feature you could use a Greek font which includes it, for  
instance "Alexander", that you can download here:


If you typeset the word λόγου with and without 'hist' you will see  
a difference.

I hope this helps. Best wishes,


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