OpenType font features

Affinity Publisher provides support for OpenType font features. These extend the font's character set which lets you present text with a greater degree of typographical control.

OpenType fonts example

Text example of an OpenType stylistic set using the font Gabriola.

Font features supported include ligatures, alternates, swash variants, stylistic sets, and figure positions. You'll also get ligature control via the Text menu's Ligatures sub-menu.

For fonts that support OpenType font features, additional typographic options will be displayed in the Typography panel. OpenType font feature names are displayed in italics.

To apply OpenType font features:
  1. Assign a font to your text that supports OpenType font features.
  2. From the Text menu, select Show Typography.
  3. Adjust the settings in the dialog.