[XeTeX] Xetex on linux as a batch generation tool
hanigk at in.tum.de
Tue Sep 4 09:49:55 CEST 2007
Am 03.09.2007 um 22:05 schrieb Paul Howson:
> Are you generating pdfs from the output of xetex? Can you describe
> how this works and whether you encountered any problems with pdf
As far as I know, XeTeX produces PDF by default from an extended DVI
format via xdvipdfmx (or xdv2pdf on Macs); I haven't really
encountered problems as such after the installation.
> What kind of fonts have you used with xetex on this installation?
I have access to some Adobe OpenType fonts and I have copied a few
fonts from my OSX-installation for personal use onto the Solaris box;
for most of my work I use the combination of Minion, Myriad, Lucida
Sans Typewriter and the Minion-style for maths; Hoefler Text, Warnock
and Kepler are sometimes used, too, but there is a bit of a clash
between those fonts and the Computer Modern math fonts (but this is a
typographical problem, not a software one).
Hope that helps!
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