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CTAN update: fontspec

Date: September 13, 2011 12:35:33 PM CEST
i'm vacantly staring at my screen, but the daemon disturbs me with: > Name of contribution: fontspec > Author's name: Will Robertson > Package version: v2.2 > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fontspec/ > Summary description: Advanced font selection in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > This is a relatively large update for fontspec featuring quite a > number of internal changes -- please report any troubles you find and > I'll address them as swiftly as I can. The notes for this version > release can be found below. Please ensure your version of the expl3 > package is up-to-date before installing this update. > > Happy TeX-ing! > Will > > - v2.2 (2011/09/13) > > * Support alternate selections in CharacterVariant (cvxx in OpenType) > using new syntax `[CharacterVariant=5:2]`. > * Add `fontspec`-compatible `\oldstylenums` and `\liningnums` commands. > * New programmer's function `\fontspec_set_fontface:NNnn` (for use when > `\zf at basefont` might previously have been queried). > * Log file output is slightly tidier. > * Some old lingering bugs squashed: > - Small caps font selection was broken in some cases. > (Thanks Enrico Gregorio.) > - Fonts loaded by filename with under-specified shapes threw an error > (e.g., asking explicitly for bold but not italic). > (Thanks Vafa Khalighi.) > * Documentation improvements largely due to Markus Böhning. > * Many internal changes, among which: > - `xkeyval` package no longer used for option processing; > `expl3`'s `l3keys` used instead. > This allows `fontspec` to be loaded before `\documentclass` > (thanks Heiko Oberdiek for reporting the issue) > and fixes a potential conflict with the `preview` package > (thanks again Vafa). > - Internal names changed; avoid "\zf at basefont", "\zf at family", etc. > from now on -- there are public interfaces now to get access to the > same information > - Update `expl3` support to latest CTAN version. thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, 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/ The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight 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
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2009–2013 Khaled Hosny
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