Re: [xep-support] Combining Type 1 fonts

From: David Tolpin (
Date: Sun Dec 29 2002 - 04:05:18 PST

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    > Hi,
    > Unicode characters can be mapped to Type 1 fonts through glyph lists. It seems to me
    > that this is only one part of the problem. The Adobe Glyph List, for example, covers
    > a large range of characters. The available Type 1 fonts typically don't cover that
    > complete list. Latin, Greek and Cyrillic glyphs are often in different fonts. It would
    > therefore be useful to be able to combine several fonts in the Unicode-to-glyph mapping.
    > A simple solution is perhaps to allow alias names to be reused. When an alias name is
    > addressed, all fonts behind it could then be merged. The definition order in the
    > fonts.xml file would be meaningful for resolving overlaps between the fonts.


    multiple font families are working just find for this purpose. Just enumerate
    a set of fonts which cover all of glyphs you need, XEP will switch between them
    when necessary.

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