[Dev-luatex] Wishing is free: fonts and glyph placement

Javier Bezos listas at tex-tipografia.com
Wed Oct 21 10:18:38 CEST 2009

Taco Hoekwater escribió:

> If something like that microsoft stuf was in the font, it would be quite
> easy for luatex to make use of it. Interpreting the actual charstrings
> would go too far, but applying some sort of blocky shape (especially if
> it only has horizontal and vertical lines) would be quite easy. It
> sounds like thus needs a lot of work on the font design side, though.

Microsoft calls them "cut-ins" and they are defined in the
MATH table. They are intended for sub- and superscript (ie,
apparently not for general combinations of characters), and
may be specified for each quadrant (each quadrant may have
multiple cut-ins). Lines are horizontal and vertical.


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