[XeTeX] Small caps

George V. Reilly george at reilly.org
Wed Mar 3 18:15:53 CET 2010

On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 9:04 AM, Raphael Frey <freyraphael at lavabit.com>wrote:

> PS: Please see this Wikipedia article [1] (especially third paragraph)
> and this file [2] for the difference between real and wrong small caps.
> At [2] the font in the left and right sample is the same. The left
> sample uses real small caps, the right sample wrong small caps that
> Microsoft Word has generated by shrinking the uppercase letters which
> causes the wrong small caps to be thinner than the other letters.
> If you understand German there exists an article on the German Wikipedia
> [3] that is far better than the one on the English Wikipedia.
> Unfortunately I couldn’t find a good English or French explanation about
> the difference between real and wrong small caps.
> 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_caps
> 2.
> http://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Datei:Textauszeichnung.png&filetimestamp=20040908190736
> 3. http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kapit%C3%A4lchen

Here's the third article translated by Google:
/George V. Reilly  george at reilly.org  Twitter: @georgevreilly
http://www.georgevreilly.com/blog  http://blogs.cozi.com/tech
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