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NAME

```       autoinst - wrapper script around the LCDF TypeTools, for installing
OpenType fonts in LaTeX.

```

SYNOPSIS

```       autoinst [options] fontfile [fontfile ...]

```

DESCRIPTION

```       Eddie Kohler's TypeTools, mainly otftotfm, are great tools for
installing OpenType fonts for use with LaTeX, but their use (even in
automatic mode) is quite complicated; they need lots of long command
lines and don't generate the fd and sty files LaTeX needs.  autoinst
simplifies the font installation process by generating and executing
all commands for otftotfm and by creating all necessary fd and sty
files. All the user then needs to do is move these files to a suitable
location ("\$LOCALTEXMF/tex/latex/<Supplier>/<FontFamily>/" is the
canonical choice) and update TeX's filename database.

Given a family of font files (in either .ttf or .otf format), autoinst
will create several LaTeX font families:

- Four text families (with lining and oldstyle figures, in tabular
and proportional variants), each with the following shapes:

n   Roman text

sc  Small caps

nw  `Upright swash'; usually normal text with some extra
`oldstyle' ligatures, such as ct, sp and st.

tl  Titling shape. Meant for all-caps text only (even though it
sometimes contains lowercase glyphs as well), where
letterspacing and the positioning of punctuation characters
have been adjusted to suit all-caps text.  This shape is
generated only for the families with lining figures.

it  Italic or oblique text

scit
Italic small caps

sw  Swash

tlit
Italic titling

- For each text family: a family of TS1-encoded symbol fonts, in
roman and italic shapes.

- Four families with superiors, inferiors, numerators and
denominators, in roman and italic shapes.

- An ornament family, in roman and italic shapes.

Of course, if the font doesn't contain oldstyle figures, small caps
etc., the corresponding shapes or families are not created;
furthermore, the creation of most families and shapes can be controlled
by command-line options (see below).

The generated font families are named <FontFamily>-<Suffix>, where
<Suffix> is one of

LF      proportional (i.e., figures have varying widths) lining figures

TLF     tabular (i.e., all figures have the same width) lining figures

OsF     proportional oldstyle figures

TOsF    tabular oldstyle figures

Sup     superior characters (many fonts only have an incomplete set of
superiors: figures, some punctuation and the letters
abdeilmnorst; normal forms will be used for the other
characters)

Inf     inferior characters; usually only figures and punctuation,
normal forms for the other characters

Orn     ornaments

Numr    numerators

Dnom    denominators

The generated fonts are named <FontFile>-<suffix>-<shape>-<enc>, where
<FontFile> is the name of the OpenType file, <suffix> is the same as
above (but in lowercase), <shape> is either empty, `sc', `swash' or
`titling', and <enc> is the encoding.  A typical name in this scheme is
MinionPro-Regular-osf-sc-ly1.

On the choice of text encoding

By default, all text families use the LY1 encoding. This has been
chosen over T1 (Cork) because many OpenType fonts contain additional
ligatures such as fj and Th, and LY1 has a number of empty slots to
accommodate these.

A different encoding can be selected using the  --encoding command line
option (see below).

Using the fonts with LaTeX

autoinst generates a style file for using the font in LaTeX documents,
the fontenc and textcomp packages, if necessary.  To use the font,
simply put "\usepackage{MinionPro}" (or whatever the font is called) in

This style file defines a number of options:

lining, oldstyle, tabular, proportional
Choose which figures will be used for the text fonts.  The defaults
are `oldstyle' and `proportional' (if available).

ultrablack, ultrabold, heavy, extrablack, black, extrabold, demibold,
semibold, bold
Choose the weight that LaTeX will use for the `bold' weight (i.e.,
the value of "\bfdefault").

light, medium, regular
Choose the weight that LaTeX will use for the `regular' weight
(i.e., the value of "\mddefault").

scaled=<scale>
Scale the font by a factor of <scale>.  For example: to increase
the size of the font by 5%, use the command

This option is only available when the xkeyval package is found in

The style file will also try to load the fontaxes package (part of the
homepage (http://developer.berlios.de/projects/minionpro) or directly
through the CVS web interface
(http://cvs.berlios.de/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/minionpro/MinionPro/tex/),
and is also available from CTAN as part of the archive base-v2.zip
(http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/minionpro/base-v2.zip).

Using the machinery set up by fontaxes, the generated style file also
defines a few commands (which take the text to be typeset as argument)
and declarations (which don't take arguments, but affect all text up to
the end of the current group) of its own:

DECLARATION     COMMAND         SHORT FORM OF COMMAND

\tlshape        \texttitling    \texttl
\sufigures      \textsuperior   \textsu
\infigures      \textinferior   \textin

In addition, the "\swshape" and "\textsw" commands are redefined to
place swash on the secondary shape axis (fontaxes places it on the
primary shape axis); this allows the use of `upright swash'.  Just
saying "\swshape" will still give normal (italic) swash, but
"\swshape\upshape" results in upright swash.

Note that there is no separate command for accessing the italic titling
shape; but these commands behave properly when nested, so
"\tlshape\itshape" gives italic titling.  There are also no commands
for accessing the numerator and denominator fonts; these can be
selected using fontaxes' low-level commands, e.g.,
"\fontfigurestyle{numerator}\selectfont".

The style file also provides a command "\ornament{<number>}", where
"<number>" is a number from 0 to the total number of ornaments minus
one. Ornaments are always typeset using the current family, series and
shape. A list of all ornaments in a font can be created by running
LaTeX on the file nfssfont.tex (part of a standard LaTeX installation)
and specifying the ornament font (e.g., MinionPro-Regular-orn-u).

This whole machinery builds on fontaxes; if that package cannot be
`exotic' font shapes and styles. In that case, you're limited to using
the lower-level commands from standard NFSS, or even plain TeX's
"\font" primitive (and it's called `primitive' for a reason!)

Using multiple font families in one document

If you want to use several font families in one document, make sure all
fonts were installed using the same version of autoinst.  autoinst has
seen some non-backward-compatible changes in the past, and .sty and .fd
files that were generated by different versions of autoinst may not be
able to coexist peacefully.

NFSS codes

In NFSS, weight and width are concatenated into a single `series'
attribute.  (Note: versions of autoinst before 2007-07-27 erroneously
formed the series as `width plus weight' instead of the reverse.)
autoinst maps widths, weights and shapes to NFSS codes using the
following tables. These are based on the tables in Lehman's Font
Installation Guide, but some changes had to be made to avoid name
clashes for font families with many different widths and weights (such
as Helvetica Neue).

WEIGHT                              WIDTH

Thin           t                    Ultra Condensed    uc
Ultra Light    ul                   Extra Condensed    ec
Extra Light    el                   Condensed          c
Light          l                    Semicondensed      sc
Book                 [1]            Regular                  [1]
Regular              [1]            Semiextended       sx
Medium         mb                   Extended           x
Demibold       db
Semibold       sb
Bold           b
Extra Bold     eb                   SHAPES
Black          a
Extra Black    ea                   Roman              n
Heavy          h                    Italic             it
Ultra          ub                   Oblique            it    [2]
Ultra Bold     ub                   RomanI             n     [3]
Ultra Black    ua                   RomanII            it    [3]

[1] When both weight and width are empty, the `series' attribute
becomes `m'.

[2] Mapping the `Oblique' shape to `it' instead of the canonical `sl'
simplifies autoinst. Since font families with both `Italic' and
`Oblique' shapes probably do not exist (apart from Computer
Modern), this shouldn't cause problems in real life.

[3] To the best of my knowledge, the only font family that has two
`Roman' shapes is Silentium; since this has no `Italic' shape, the
`it' code is (ab)used for the `RomanII' shape.

A note for MikTeX users

Calling otftotfm with the  --automatic option (as autoinst does by
default) requires a TeX-installation that uses the kpathsea library;
with TeX-installations that implement their own directory searching
(such as MiKTeX) otftotfm might complain that it cannot find a writable
texmf directory and leave all generated tfm, vf, enc and map files in
the current working directory.  In that case, you need to move these to
their correct destinations.  You also need to tell the dvi-driver
(dvips, dvipdfm, pdfTeX etc.)  about the new font map files; this
usually means editing some configuration file.

Furthermore, some OpenType fonts lead to pl and vpl files that are too
big for MiKTeX's pltotf and vptovf; the versions that come with TeXLive
(http://tug.org/ftp/texlive/Contents/live/bin/win32/) don't have this
problem.

```

COMMAND-LINEOPTIONS

```        --encoding=encoding[,encoding]
Use the encoding encoding for the text fonts. The default is `LY1'.
A file named `<encoding>.enc' (in all lowercase) should be
somewhere where otftotfm can find it. Suitable encoding files for
LY1, OT1 and T1/TS1 come with fontools. (Note that these files are
called fontools_xxx.enc to avoid name clashes with other packages;
the `fontools_' prefix doesn't need to be specified.)

Multiple text encodings can be specified as well: "
--encoding=OT1,T1,LY1".  The encodings are passed to fontenc in the
order specified, so the last one will be the default text encoding.

--sanserif
Install the font as a sanserif font, accessed via "\sffamily" and
"\textsf".  Note that the generated style file redefines
"\familydefault", so including it will make this font the default
text font.

--typewriter
Install the font as a typewriter font, accessed via "\ttfamily" and
"\texttt".  Note that the generated style file redefines
"\familydefault", so including it will make this font the default
text font.

--ts1
--nots1
Turn the creation of TS1-encoded fonts on or off. The default is
--ts1 if the text encodings (see  --encoding above) include T1,
--nots1 otherwise.

--smallcaps
--nosmallcaps
Turn the creation of small caps fonts on or off. The default is
--smallcaps.

--swash
--noswash
Turn the creation of swash fonts on or off. The default is
--swash.

--titling
--notitling
Turn the creation of titling fonts on or off. The default is
--notitling.

--superiors
--nosuperiors
Turn the creation of fonts with superior characters on or off.  The
default is  --superiors.

--inferiors
--noinferiors
Turn the creation of fonts with inferior figures on or off.  The
default is  --noinferiors.

--fractions
--nofractions
Turn the creation of fonts with numerators and denominators on or
off.  The default is  --nofractions.

--ornaments
--noornaments
Turn the creation of ornament fonts on or off. The default is
--ornaments.

--manual
Manual mode. By default, autoinst immediately executes all otftotfm
command lines it generates; with the  --manual option, these
commands are instead written to a batch command file (named
`<font>.bat', to make things easier for our friends on Windows).
Also, the generated otftotfm command lines specify the  --pl option
and leave out the  --automatic option; this causes human readable
(and editable) pl and vpl files to be created instead of the
default tfm and vf files.

--verbose
Verbose mode; print detailed info about what autoinst thinks it's
doing.

--extra=text
Pass text as options to otftotfm. To prevent text from accidentily
being interpreted as options to autoinst, it should be properly
quoted.

```

```       Eddie Kohler's TypeTools (http://www.lcdf.org/type).

Perl is usually pre-installed on Linux and Unix systems; for Windows,
good (and free) Perl implementations are Strawberry Perl
(http://strawberryperl.com) and ActivePerl (available from
http://www.activestate.com);

John Owens' otfinst (http://www.ece.ucdavis.edu/~jowens/code/otfinst/;
also available from CTAN) is another wrapper around otftotfm, and may
work for you when autoinst doesn't.

features than autoinst ever will (including math), are available from
http://developer.berlios.de/projects/minionpro/.

XeTeX (http://scripts.sil.org/xetex) is a TeX extension that can use
any font installed in the operating system (including both flavours of
OpenType fonts) without additional support files.  It also isn't
hindered by standard TeX's limitation to 8-bit fonts, so it is
especially well suited to fonts with many ligatures and alternate
glyphs, such as Bickham, Poetica and Zapfino.

```

AUTHOR

```       Marc Penninga <marc@penninga.info>

When sending a bug report, please give as much relevant information as
possible; this usually includes (but may not be limited to) the output
from running autoinst with the  --verbose option.  Please make sure
that this output includes all error messages (if any); this can be done
using the command

autoinst (... all options and files ...)  >autoinst.log 2>&1

```

```       Copyright (c) 2005-2009 Marc Penninga.

```

```       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of version 2 of the GNU General Public License as

A copy of the GNU General Public License is included with the fontools
collection; see the file GPLv2.txt.

```

DISCLAIMER

```       This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
General Public License for more details.

```

RECENTCHANGES

```       (See the source code for the full story.)

2009-04-09  Prefixed the filenames of  the included encoding files with
`fontools_', to prevent name clashes with other packages.

2009-04-06  A small patch to the make_ornament_encoding subroutine; it
now also recognises the bullet.xxx ornament glyphs in