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CTAN update: fontools

Date: April 17, 2019 8:50:24 PM CEST
Marc Penninga submitted an update to the fontools package. Version number: 2019-04-16 License type: gpl2 Summary description: Tools to simplify using fonts (especially TT/OTF ones) Announcement text:
Changes in autoinst: - handle fonts who put small caps into separate families - improved handling of Titling fonts - don't add f-ligatures to typewriter fonts Changes in ot2kpx: - kerning data can now also be output as a Luatex custom font feature, for use with \directlua.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/fonts/utilities/fontools More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/fontools We are supported by the TeX User Groups. Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau --

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.

Version 2019-10-01
Copyright2005–2019 Marc Penninga
MaintainerMarc Penninga



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