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Direc­tory fonts/cabin

This is the README for the cabin package, version 2017-04-02.

This package provides LaTeX, pdfLaTeX, XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX support for
the Cabin and Cabin Condensed families of sans serif fonts, designed by 
Pablo Impallari.

Cabin is a humanist sans with four weights and true italics and small
capitals. According to the designer, Cabin was inspired by Edward
Johnston's and Eric Gill's typefaces, with a touch of modernism. Cabin
incorporates modern proportions, optical adjustments, and some elements
of the geometric sans. A compatible condensed family CabinCondensed is
also available.

To install this package on a TDS-compliant TeX system download the
file "tex-archive"/install/fonts/cabin.tds.zip, where the preferred
URL for "tex-archive" is http://mirror.ctan.org. Unzip the archive
at the root of an appropriate texmf tree, likely a personal or local
tree. If necessary, update the file-name database (e.g., texhash).
Update the font-map files by enabling the Map file cabin.map.

To use, add


to the preamble of your document. This makes Cabin the default sans
family. To also set Cabin as the main text font, use


LuaLaTeX and xeLaTeX users who might prefer type1 fonts or who wish
to avoid fontspec may use the type1 option.

Other options include:



These are now implemented by defining macros recognized by commands
defined in package mweights (without re-defining \bfdefault or


Defaults are regular and bold (uncondensed). 

Available shapes in all series include:

it              italic
sc              small caps
scit            italic small caps

Options scaled=<number> or scale=<number> may be used to adjust
fontsizes to match a serifed font.

Slanted variants are not supported; the designed italic variants will
be automatically substituted. However, there are currently no italic
versions of the condensed variants and so artificially slanted versions
have been generated and treated as if they were italic. The only figure
style supported is tabular-lining. Font encodings supported are OT1, T1,
LY1 and TS1.

Macros \cabin and \cabincondensed select the Cabin and CabinCondensed
font family, respectively.

The original fonts are available at
http://www.google.com/webfonts and are licensed under the
SIL Open Font License, (version 1.1); the text may be found
in the doc directory. The opentype and type1 versions were
created using fontforge and cfftot1. The support files were
created using autoinst and are licensed under the terms of
the LaTeX Project Public License. The maintainer of this
package is Bob Tennent (rdt at cs.queensu.ca)

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (2.6M).

cabin – A hu­man­ist Sans Serif font, with sup­port

Cabin is a hu­man­ist sans with four weights and true ital­ics and small cap­i­tals. Ac­cord­ing to the de­signer, Pablo Im­pal­lari, Cabin was in­spired by Ed­ward John­ston's and Eric Gill's type­faces, with a touch of mod­ernism. Cabin in­cor­po­rates mod­ern pro­por­tions, op­ti­cal ad­just­ments, and some el­e­ments of the ge­o­met­ric sans.

cabin.sty sup­ports use of the font un­der , pdf, XeLaTeX and Lua; it uses the mweights, to man­age the user’s view of all those font weights.

An sfde­fault op­tion is pro­vided to en­able Cabin as the de­fault text font. The fontaxes pack­age is re­quired for use with [pdf].

Ver­sion 2017-04-02
Li­cense The SIL Open Font Li­cense
Main­tainer Bob Ten­nent
TDS archivecabin.tds.zip
Con­tained inTeX Live as cabin
MiKTeX as cabin
Topics font avail­able in Adobe Type 1 for­mat
fonts them­selves
Sans-serif font
font in OpenType for­mat
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