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The Lexend fonts for XeLaTeX and Lua through fontspec


You can find this package on CTAN: https://ctan.org/pkg/lexend

Working with the Source Code


To clone this repo, be sure to clone it recursively:

git clone --recursive https://github.com/BrainStone/latex-lexend.git

For older git versions or if you forgot to clone it recursively, do it like this:

git clone https://github.com/BrainStone/latex-lexend.git
cd latex-lexend
git submodule update --init --recursive



Before you try to build this package make sure you have the following installed:

  • make
  • pandoc
  • A working environment with a working latexmk and lualatex command.
  • git (Yes, git is used to determine the version number automatically. So if you want it build properly, you need it, if you don't care about that, it's not needed)

Making the Package

Now if you just want to build the package, run:


Removing the build directory after creating the package can be done with

make clean


If you wish to work on this package, be sure to clone it as described and also to run this command to set everything up:

make setupWorkspace


The licensing of this project is a bit uncommon, so let me explain:

The source repository, the one you find under https://github.com/BrainStone/latex-lexend, however is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3.0.

The final package, the one you find on CTAN, is licensed under The Project Public License 1.3c. So use it like you would use most other packages on CTAN.

Lastly, the font collection itself is licensed under the SIL Open Font License 1.1. You can find the license file under https://github.com/ThomasJockin/lexend/blob/master/OFL.txt.

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lexend – The Lexend fonts for XeLaTeX and Lua through fontspec

The purpose of this package is pretty straightforward:
The Lexend font collection has been designed by Dr. Bonnie Shaver-Troup and Thomas Jockin to make reading easier for everyone.

Now my goal is to bring this wonderful collection to the world of .

Home pagehttps://github.com/BrainStone/latex-lexend
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/BrainStone/latex-lexend/issues
Version1.1.0.70 2021-01-30
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3c
The SIL Open Font License
MaintainerYannick Schinko
Contained inTeX Live as lexend
MiKTeX as lexend
Font collection
Body Font
Proportional Font
Font TTF
Sans Font
Font support
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