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Re: OpenType info tools

From: tisimst
Subject: Re: OpenType info tools
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2017 09:39:29 -0700 (MST)

On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 6:10 AM, Werner LEMBERG [via Lilypond] <
address@hidden> wrote:

> the following two tools should help any user identify scripts and
> features of OpenType fonts.
> `fontdrop' is a nice browser tool which analyzes a font on your
> harddisk without uploading it to a place in the internet.  It needs a
> recent browser that supports OpenType CSS features.
> [I haven't checked what license this stuff actually is.]
> `otfinfo' is a command line tool which is part of TeXLive and probably
> other TeX distributions also; it is also available from

Thanks for finding these!

FontDrop is really handy! I can see myself using it all the time. Although
it seems to support many of the most likely used features, it doesn't show
them all.

`otfinfo' seems to support more (all?), but does require the separate
TeXLive install.


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