[HarfBuzz] [beginner] SmallCaps and more

Adam Twardoch (List) list.adam at twardoch.com
Thu Apr 9 20:18:20 PDT 2015

Try otfinfo ( http://www.lcdf.org/type/otfinfo.1.html ). Combined with grep, it does the job. -f asks for features (you want smcp), -u for Unicodes etc. 

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> On 10.04.2015, at 04:08, <moonkid at posteo.org> <moonkid at posteo.org> wrote:
> I want to check if a font (e.g. FreeSans) support real small caps.
> Would this be possible with harfbuzz?
> Can I use harfbuzz with Python3?
> background:
> I waste a lot of hours with finding a font for my different XeTeX
> projects. There is no font manager on linux available which fit my
> needs. e.g. I want to know which of the over 6000 fonts on my
> system support real small caps, or can be used with a special unicode
> block (e.g. Japanese Kanji, - Hiragana, - Katakana).
> Because I couldn't find a solution I currently think about writing my
> own. ;)
> I want so search on my local system for fonts with specific
> capabilities.
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