Faking small caps with heavier weights

Adrian Heathcote adrian.heathcote@philosophy.usyd.edu.au
Thu, 22 Aug 2002 02:17:27 +0200

Hi Christian

I have to point out that you can buy the real small caps volume for $42 

But maybe you just want to see what Fontinst can do…

Adrian Heathcote

On Thursday, August 22, 2002, at 04:27 AM, Christian Swinehart wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm a fontinst amateur and while I've had moderate
> success using fontinst to install Adobe's Bembo
> typefaces, I'm at a bit of a loss as to how to make
> the faked small caps look decent. In particular I was
> wondering if it would be possible to use the caps from
> the next heavier weight (e.g., make a Semibold font
> whose small caps characters are scaled caps from the
> Bold font, etc.).
> So far I've been using the line:
> \installfont{pbbsrc8o}{pbbs8x,pbbsj8r,dotlessj,latinx}{T1c}{T1}{pbb9}
> {sb}{sc}
> but I'm not exactly sure where to go from here...
> thanks in advance,
> christian
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