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CTAN Update: fontools

Date: March 27, 2018 8:41:23 PM CEST
Marc Penninga submitted an update to the fontools bundle . Version: 2018-03-26 License: gpl2 Summary description: Tools to simplify using fonts (especially TT/OTF ones) Announcement text:
Added support for fonts (like the new IBM Plex fonts) that put the Condensed or Extended fonts in separate font families.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/fontools The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/utilities/fontools/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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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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