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Re: [Groff] Proper Small Caps.

From: Peter Schaffter
Subject: Re: [Groff] Proper Small Caps.
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 20:17:08 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Tadziu --

On Mon, Jan 19, 2015, Tadziu Hoffmann wrote:
> > Which raises the point, does anyone know of a way to extract
> > just the small caps from an OpenType font that has them?
> Not sure if this is really helpful, but since I have not yet
> arrived in the OpenType era I use cfftot1 to convert OpenType
> fonts to Type 1 and then simply use different font encoding
> vectors to display text either with upper and lower case letters
> or with caps and small caps.  (The conversion preserves the
> exact letter shapes, but you lose the fancy OpenType code that
> does all those funky character replacements for you, so you
> must do that manually.)

Interesting.  Thanks.  I'll look into this.

Peter Schaffter

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