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CTAN update: fontools

Date: June 26, 2019 9:22:46 PM CEST
Marc Penninga submitted an update to the fontools package. Version number: 2019-06-25 License type: gpl2 Summary description: Tools to simplify using fonts (especially TT/OTF ones) Announcement text:
- New tool in the fontools collection: - splitttc: splits an OpenType Collection file into separate fonts - Changes in autoinst: - Added -mergeweights and -mergeshapes options - Improved parsing of fonts' widths and weights - Improved mapping of widths and weights to NFSS codes - Warn when installing fonts from multiple families - Added (simple) automatic recognition of sanserif and typewriter fonts - Added encoding files for T3 and TS3 to distribution - Bugs fixed: - always log results of font info parsing - -inferiors without value would gobble next option or argument - fixed error checking after calls to otfinfo
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/utilities/fontools More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/fontools We are supported by the TeX User Groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau --

fontools – Tools to simplify using fonts (especially TT/OTF ones)

This package provides a few tools to ease using fonts (especially TrueType/OpenType ones) with and fontinst:

  • afm2afm – reencode .afm files; designed to replace fontinst’s \reencodefont for big .afm files;
  • autoinst – simplify the use of the LCDF TypeTools by creating a command file for otftotfm, plus .fd and .sty files; and
  • ot2kpx – extract all kerning pairs from an OpenType font.

Packagefontools
Version 2019-07-12
Copyright2005–2019 Marc Penninga
MaintainerMarc Penninga

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