Behaviour of \latinfamily

Sebastian Rahtz
Fri, 29 May 1998 10:36:40 +0100

Rebecca and Rowland writes:
 > How do you do that with \latinfamily?  I've seen \latinfamily fake small
 > caps when a suitable afm file containing small caps was available.  Can you
 > say which fount(s) \latinfamily looks for when it's trying to find `real'
 > small caps?
if you add x to the family name, its stripped off and a note
made. now, if an expert version of the font (encoding 8x) is
available, its added to the list of available resources. if it
contains eg Asmall, thats used for the small cap "a"