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I have been using the Unifraktur Maguntia font in Microsoft Word, and had this idea to use a macro to automatically insert ligatures and special characters such as the long s. Does anyone know if this has been done before and if there is already such a tool in existence? David Manthey used the same idea on his 18th century Caslon font:
One of the nice things about Unifraktur Maguntia is that it includes all the necessary ligatures and historic characters. Here is some more information: