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CTAN update: fontspec v2.0b2

Date: June 2, 2010 9:57:48 PM CEST
that daemon pops up at the most inconvenient times. while i was working hard on my day job, it said: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: fontspec v2.0b2 > Author's name: Will Robertson > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fontspec > Summary description: Font loading in XeTeX and LuaTeX > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > Second beta release of fontspec v2, which supports LuaTeX. > > Minor changes since the previous release: > - No longer need to run mkluatexfontdb manually; > update documentation to reflect this > - Fix a bug with automatic font scaling in LuaTeX > - Two new XeTeX features: AutoFakeBold and AutoFakeSlant > for generating "poor man's bold" and "poor man's oblique" > shapes for a family (these are extensions of FakeBold/FakeSlant) > - An internal programmer's interface command for creating > new LaTeX font families. > - Minor internal and documentation changes. > - For XeTeX: many functions of xltxtra are now incorporated > into fontspec. > - The makefile can now automatically install fontspec without > needing the path to your texmfhome. > > (Note we no longer have a .ins file but Manuel assures me that's > okay. You can extract everything from the dtx using the Makefile > or by running `tex fontspec.dtx`.) thanks for the upload; i've installed the files and updated the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/fontspec.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/fontspec though the catalogue entry won't change (in so far as it changes at all) until some time while i sleep tonight. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

fontspec – Advanced font selection in XeLaTeX and Lua

Fontspec is a package for XeLaTeX and Lua. It provides an automatic and unified interface to feature-rich AAT and OpenType fonts through the NFSS in running on or Lua engines.

The package requires the l3kernel and xparse bundles from the 3 development team.

Packagefontspec
Version2.8a
Copyright2004–2022 Will Robertson
2009–2013 Khaled Hosny
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