small caps


Small caps are small versions of uppercase characters designed to harmonise with surrounding lowercase letters.

Blogs 12

Typotheque turns 20 this month, and to celebrate we have prepared a number of announcements as well as a digital revival of a font that we first published in 1999.
3 September 2019
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12 September 2016
A sophisticated handwriting font written with two pens, in two speeds, supporting Latin, Greek, Cyrillic and Hebrew scripts.
4 April 2016
William, a contemporary interpretation of Caslon, is a truly international font in which English, Dutch and Russian influences come together to create one complete, modern type family.
29 February 2016
Vita is a distinctive and quietly confident 21st century sans serif typeface for high and low resolutions.
18 January 2016

Help 8

Typotheque webfont system offers a possibility to apply Small Caps replacing the standard lower case letters with true small capitals. Sometimes people accidentally turn this feature on, which results in seeing all capital text. You can turn the Small Caps on and off at any time directly in your...
Software applications which do not support OpenType layout features (check which software does support OTF features) can only display the default forms of letters and numbers. Typotheque fonts designed for small sizes usually use Old Style figures, while fonts designed for headlines use Lining figures.
Because web browsers do not support OpenType layout features, we built a system that generates font files on the fly and can apply OpenType features directly to the file. This enables us to support true small caps as well as various styles of numerals.
Unfortunately, web browsers do not support OpenType layout features (yet). But the Typotheque webfont system generates font files on the fly, and can apply OpenType features directly to the file in the process. This enables us to support true small caps as well as various styles of numerals.
Regular Typotheque fonts support over 100 languages and advanced typographic features such as small caps, different numeral styles, alternative characters and special symbols. Web browsers, however, can access only a small fraction of those characters. Removing these inaccessible features makes the files much smaller, so they download much quicker.

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Activating Small Caps in OpenType fonts