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CTAN Update: playfair

Date: July 26, 2020 2:37:13 PM CEST
Bob Tennent submitted an update to the playfair package. Version: 2020-07-25 License: ofl lppl Summary description: Playfair Display fonts with LuaLaTeX/XeLaTeX support Announcement text:
To comply with the Reserved Font Name provision of the OFL license, [pdf]latex support and type1 fonts have been removed. Documents may be processed using XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/playfair The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/playfair/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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playfair – Playfair Display fonts with support

This package provides the PlayFairDisplay family of fonts, designed by Claus Eggers Sørensen, for use with , pdf, XeLaTeX and Lua.

PlayFairDisplay is well suited for titling and headlines. It has an extra large x-height and short descenders. It can be set with no leading if space is tight, for instance in news headlines, or for stylistic effect in titles. Capitals are extra short, and only very slightly heavier than the lowercase characters. This helps achieve a more even typographical colour when typesetting proper nouns and initialisms.

Version 2022-09-28
MaintainerBob Tennent



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