While I am a little wary of encouraging people to use this package for production work, I understand that it has certain uses and am making it available for distribution. Your testing and feedback is essential to fill in the many gaps that I miss! Please be aware that this package is undergoing continued development and the interface and functionality should not be considered completely stable.
Given a family of font files in otf or ttf formatautoinst will create several LaTeX font families: - Four text families with lining and oldstyle digits, in both tabular and proportional variantseach with the following shapes: n Roman text itsl Italic and slanted sometimes called oblique text sc Small caps sw Swash tl Titling shape. Meant for all-caps text only even though it sometimes contains lowercase glyphs as wellwhere letterspacing and the positioning of punctuation characters have been adjusted to suit all-caps text. This shape is only generated for the families with lining digits, since old- style digits make no sense with all-caps text.
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Posted on February 8, by Overleaf Feed. Posted on February 4, by Uwe Ziegenhagen Feed. The first step was to convert the font to OTF format.
It was because of the poor font support in LaTeX that I gave up trying to use it many years back. Finally, full, easy, natural OTF support through Freetype. Even AAT support on a Mac!
Like in other text-editing programs, you can choose the font you like. All these examples are in fact called font families in the typesetting world. In most typesetting programs you stick with one font family, although you may temporarily switch for specific blocks of text e.
To assist with using and understanding the STIX2 fonts Overleaf is pleased to provide the following resources:. Development of the STIX fonts is funded and managed through STI Puba consortium of publishers of mathematical, scientific, and technical books and journals:. Version 1.
One reason to consider using pdfTeX over XeTeX is that the latter does not yet support the same microtypographic features. When you are preparing slides, pdfTeX's microtypographic features probably will not have much of an impact on your output, but I've definitely found that while preparing articles and my dissertation, using pdfTeX's microtypographic features produces much nicer looking output with fewer bad breaks or hyphenations. One option is to use a tool to do all the work for you.