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CTAN Update: fontspec

Date: January 31, 2016 11:15:25 AM CET
Will Robertson submitted an update to the fontspec package. Version: 2.5 2016-01-30 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Advanced font selection in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX Announcement text:
I am pleased to announce a new update for the fontspec package. Please note it contains some changes regarding font encodings and the xunicode package that *may* affect its interactions with other packages. More details in the notes below and the package documentation. - v2.5 (2016/01/30) "TL2016 release" * Provide a new Unicode font encoding ("TU") to replace EU1/EU2 and xunicode. If this causes problems, load fontspec with the `[euenc]` option to revert to the old behaviour. * New command `\emfontdeclare` for defining font shapes when arbitrarily nesting the `\emph` command. * Allow slanted small caps and better internal methods for "combining" font shapes; this fixes a few bugs. * Incorporate "new" font script tags for Indic fonts. E.g., when selecting `Script=Bengali`, fontspec will first query the font for the `bng2` OpenType script, and if not found select `beng`. * Restrict some font features from being able to be used within `\addfontfeatures` that were causing some font-loading confusion. * Fixed behaviour in which `\baselineskip` and `\f at size` would (possibly) change values after loading the packge. * Remove copy of `fixltx2e`'s code for footnote symbols; handled by LaTeX2e now. * Deprecate `ExternalLocation` for the simpler (and identical) `Path` option. * Improvement to some warnings/info messages. * Improve structure of code.
The package's Catalogue entry can be viewed at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/fontspec The package's files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/fontspec/ We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

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.

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