XITS font project

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XITS font project
XITS Sample.svg
CategoryVarious
ClassificationTransitional
Designer(s)Khaled Hosny
Date created2010
Date released2011
LicenseSIL Open Font License
Design based onSTIX Fonts project
Also known asXITS Math
Website[1]
Latest release version1.200
Latest release date2 October 2018

The XITS font project is an OpenType implementation of STIX fonts version 1.x with math support for mathematical and scientific publishing.[1] The main mission of the Times-like XITS typeface is to provide a version of STIX fonts enriched with the OpenType MATH extension.

Specimen of XITS Math usage.

Features[edit]

  • OpenType mathematical layout features needed for use with new formula editor in MS Office 2007 and the new TeX engines XeTeX and LuaTeX, providing high quality mathematical typesetting.
  • Right to left and Arabic mathematical notation support (since version 1.011[2]).
  • General OpenType features in text fonts (Kerning, Standard Ligatures, Fractions and Oldstyle Figures).

See also[edit]

Other OpenType fonts with mathematical layout extensions:

XITS is shipped with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ First STIX and now XITS, project announcement on 4th of June 2010
  2. ^ Version 1.011 announcement

External links[edit]