[XeTeX] Linux Biolinum Bold Italic

Tobias Schoel liesdiedatei at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 11 18:57:32 CEST 2012

That worked like charm.

Lower case f and a are good examples for the difference between slanted 
and italics, but that doesn't hurt my students much.

The only question is, whether regular italics should be true italics or 
slanted? (See attached minimal example)


On 08.10.2012 20:27, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 08.10.2012 um 17:38 schrieb Tobias Schoel:
>> My system font viewer (gnome-specimen) shows a Bold Italic variant of Linux Biolinum although there are no associated files.
> Maybe you are seeing Linux Biolinum Slanted O Bold, /usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/fonts/opentype/public/libertineotf/LinBiolinum_aBL.otf… (check for example lower-case f)
> You could try to mix Biolinum O (regular) and Biolinum O Bold with Biolinum Slanted O and Biolinum Slanted O Bold…
> --
> Mit friedvollen Grüßen
>    Pete
> The wise man said: "Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience."
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