[XeTeX] Small caps

Raphael Frey freyraphael at lavabit.com
Wed Mar 3 17:52:06 CET 2010

Hi Gérard,

as far as I know Arial and Times New Roman doesn’t have a small caps

Best regards


Am Mittwoch, den 03.03.2010, 15:50 +0100 schrieb Gérard Degrez:
> Hello,
> I've just begun experimenting with Xetex on MacOS. Everything works  
> fine, except that I can't get small caps with some of the System fonts  
> such as Arial and Times New Roman. On the other hand, I do get the  
> small caps with Hoefler Text or with the TeX Gyre fonts.
> I guess that the reason is that the system fonts do not include small  
> caps. Can you confirm?
> Then, the question is: how can I know beforehand?
> I browsed the list archive and found the thread [XeTeX] problem  
> getting small caps dating back to Nov. 2009 and I tried some of the  
> suggestions (the otfinfo command, and the tex file by Herb Schultz),  
> but this wasn't conclusive.
> TIA,
> Gérard
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