[luatex] Misplaced letter

Ulrike Fischer luatex at nililand.de
Wed Jul 25 23:53:35 CEST 2018

Am Wed, 25 Jul 2018 23:18:52 +0200 schrieb Hans Hagen:

>> When I added \textdir to the cell the content disappeared ;-).
>> (Perhaps it is outside the text margin or whatever).
> how about
> {\textdir ... }

That works (with/without the patch to nodes.simple_font_handler).

>> does it still panic if two object are written?

> i don't know .. i've never done that .. but i would not be surprised as 
> one can mess up in many ways (and adding all kind of checks for what are 
> programming errors at the lua end 

Well I didn't do it by purpose and it wasn't at the lua end



>> Did you find the source for Roberts problem with the "! error:
>> (vf): invalid DVI command"?
> i didn't look into something like that; is there a simple test i can do 
> without installing a ton of code? 

Robert's example was a simple plain tex example:


As far as I can see \letterspacefont doesn't like virtual fonts


Ulrike Fischer 

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