[Fontinst] table figures?

Philipp Lehman lehman at gmx.net
Wed May 25 16:58:21 CEST 2005

Am Dienstag, 24. Mai 2005 12:14 schrieb Ingo Reich:

> Just a suggestion:
> maybe the use of table figures could make its way -- bei
> Gelegenheit! -- into the fontinstallationguide.

Well, my entire to-do list is labeled "bei Gelegenheit". Es bietet 
sich bloß keine. ;)

> What I'm thinking of is (i) a short
> illustration of how to build a font family with table figures using
> fontinst, and (ii) how to define a command like \textmono in
> nfssext.sty to select this family -- as far as I can tell, the
> fontinstallationguide did already set the standard for commands
> like \textln and \textos. What would be even more helpful, was a
> definition of \textmono in nfssext.sty which first tries to load a
> font family with table figures

This seems resonable. I guess I'll add some FAQ-like section to the 
guide which discusses common problems in a briefer way than the 
regular tutorials. But don't hold your breath...

Philipp Lehman <lehman at gmx.net>

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