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Re: New fonts for chords

From: Valentin Villenave
Subject: Re: New fonts for chords
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 13:39:20 +0200

2009/4/28 Andrew Hawryluk <address@hidden>:

> It would be nice if LilyPond could use proper super/sub-scripts when
> they exist in a font, and substitute the scaled version when
> necessary. A similar approach has been suggested for real small caps:
> In this case, I think most high-end fonts store small caps as an
> OpenType alternate to the normal alphabetic code points, rather than
> as separate characters in extended Unicode land.
> Valentin, is this worth logging an enhancement in the issues list?
> Perhaps as part of the whole question of high-quality typesetting?

I am willing to open as many requests as needed, but we need to keep
things clear and separate. For instance, Pekka's suggestions do seem
sensible to me, but maybe the super/sub-script is a different issue.


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