[XeTeX] typesetting hyphen in xelatex

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Dec 19 23:05:06 CET 2012

Herbert Schulz wrote:

> The more ``modern' way of doing this is to use the option Ligatures=TeX, e.g.,
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX}

Sadly that is not backwards-compatible : tried in Plain XeTeX,
no ligatures are recognised :

	\font \bodyfont = "Arial Unicode MS:Ligatures=TeX"

Even more disturbing, no diagnostic is issued.

** Phil.

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