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From: Ken Mankoff <mankoff@gmail.com>
To: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
Cc: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Preview fonts from Dired with org-latex-preview (and test opentype features)
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:50:31 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFdBzEpDnOcdKk0EpjxP307rCdt-7AHHwgyQJjH7WSE-3jx8Pw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87zgo3o7uw.fsf@posteo.net>

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On Mon, Jan 10, 2022, 08:53 Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net>
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I have written for my personal use this code (still quite crude) that
> allows me to preview with org-latex-preview small text strings in a font
> marked in dired, and test open type features too. The preview is
> compiled with LuaLaTeX, since LuaTeX allows to load fonts that are not
> installed in the system.
>
> When a font is selected, the list of opentype features included in the
> font are extracted (using the otfinfo command), and they are arranged in
> the preview buffer as buttons. By clicking on each button we can
> activate in the preview the corresponding opentype feature. For example,
> if the font includes the 'smcp' feature, clicking on the button 'smcp'
> the text will be displayed in small caps.
>
> We can enter the text strings literally or through Unicode code: each
> character separated by a space; the separation between words is marked
> with a vertical bar. For example, this code:
>
> 0063 006f 0064 0065 | 0068 0065 0072 0065
>
> returns the string "code here".
>
> As a third option, a complete specimen can be displayed from a file.
>
> Here is a demo video: https://cloud.disroot.org/s/aHXKiof36fTSZGB
>
> As I said, my function is still pretty crude, and while it works well,
> it's now more of a proof of concept than a finished thing. But if anyone
> wants to try it, I attach the code here in an org document.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Juan Manuel
>
>

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