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OpenType Features supported by QuarkXPress

PostPosted: 06 Oct 2016, 05:13
by Matthias Guenther (Quark)
Hi all,

here are the 77 OpenType features supported by the user interface in QuarkXPress 2016 (12.2). These includes both Run based features and Glyph based features:
  1. aalt - Access All Alternates
  2. afrc - Alternative Fractions
  3. c2sc - Small Capitals From Capitals
  4. calt - Contextual Alternates
  5. case - Case-Sensitive Forms
  6. clig - Contextual Ligatures
  7. cpsp - Capital Spacing
  8. cwsh - Contextual Swash
  9. dlig - Discretionary Ligatures
  10. dnom - Denominators
  11. expt - Expert Forms
  12. frac - Fractions
  13. fwid - Full Widths
  14. halt - Alternate Half Widths
  15. hist - Historical Forms
  16. hkna - Horizontal Kana Alternates
  17. hngl - Hangul
  18. hojo - Hojo Kanji Forms (JIS X 0212-1990 Kanji Forms)
  19. hwid - Half Widths
  20. ital - Italics
  21. jp04 - JIS2004 Forms
  22. jp78 - JIS78 Forms
  23. jp83 - JIS83 Forms
  24. jp90 - JIS90 Forms
  25. kern - Kerning
  26. liga - Standard Ligatures
  27. lnum - Lining Figures
  28. locl - Localized Forms
  29. nlck - NLC Kanji Forms
  30. numr - Numerators
  31. onum - Oldstyle Figures
  32. ordn - Ordinals
  33. ornm - Ornaments
  34. palt - Proportional Alternate Widths
  35. pnum - Proportional Figures
  36. pwid - Proportional Widths
  37. qwid - Quarter Widths
  38. ruby - Ruby Notation Forms
  39. salt - Stylistic Alternates
  40. sinf - Scientific Inferiors
  41. smcp - Small Capitals
  42. smpl - Simplified Forms
  43. ss01 - Stylistic Set 1
  44. ss02 - Stylistic Set 2
  45. ss03 - Stylistic Set 3
  46. ss04 - Stylistic Set 4
  47. ss05 - Stylistic Set 5
  48. ss06 - Stylistic Set 6
  49. ss07 - Stylistic Set 7
  50. ss08 - Stylistic Set 8
  51. ss09 - Stylistic Set 9
  52. ss10 - Stylistic Set 10
  53. ss11 - Stylistic Set 11
  54. ss12 - Stylistic Set 12
  55. ss13 - Stylistic Set 13
  56. ss14 - Stylistic Set 14
  57. ss15 - Stylistic Set 15
  58. ss16 - Stylistic Set 16
  59. ss17 - Stylistic Set 17
  60. ss18 - Stylistic Set 18
  61. ss19 - Stylistic Set 19
  62. ss20 - Stylistic Set 20
  63. subs - Subscript
  64. sups - Superscript
  65. swsh - Swash
  66. titl - Titling
  67. tnam - Traditional Name Forms
  68. tnum - Tabular Figures
  69. trad - Traditional Forms
  70. twid - Third Widths
  71. valt - Alternate Vertical Metrics
  72. vrt2 - Vertical Writing
  73. vhal - Alternate Vertical Half Metrics
  74. vkna - Vertical Kana Alternates
  75. vkrn - Vertical Kerning
  76. vpal - Proportional Alternate Vertical Metrics
  77. zero - Slashed Zero

QuarkXPress 2016 also supports 5 OpenType baseline tags through Character Alignment feature:
  1. icfb – Ideographic character face bottom edge baseline
  2. icft – Ideographic character face top edge baseline
  3. ideo – Ideographic em-box bottom edge baseline
  4. idtp – Ideographic em-box top edge baseline
  5. romn – The baseline used by simple alphabetic scripts such as Latin, Cyrillic and Greek

To see what these features mean, please refer to the OpenType reference:
https://www.microsoft.com/typography/ot ... relist.htm
https://www.microsoft.com/typography/ot ... netags.htm

Thanks
Matthias

Re: OpenType Features supported by QuarkXPress

PostPosted: 11 Oct 2016, 06:12
by Wörn
But no "fina" for terminal forms and "init" for initial forms - two features used quite frequently in expert fonts... Quite a shame! Will they be added in the near future?

regards
Wörn