[OS X TeX] Strange Behavior With Lucida Font

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Feb 7 10:19:44 CET 2005

On 7 feb 2005, at 4:14, Brian Powell wrote:

> For the sans serif version, I use Lucida; however, wherever there are
> two f's in the document such as "different", the two f's do not
> appear.
> In the preamble when using the "screen" version, I have:
> \usepackage{euler}
> \renewcommand{\rmdefault}{hlh}
> \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{hls}
> \renewcommand{\ttdefault}{hlst}
> \renewcommand{\bfdefault}{b}
> \renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault}

use the official Lucida package instead?

> Any suggestions or ideas as to why the entire document renders
> perfectly except for "ff"?

ligatures are probably stored in a different location than tex expects 
them to be.
AFAIK, the lucida fonts are not available in OT1 encoding, so try the 
(BTW: I'm talking about the official Y&Y Lucida + Lucida New Math 
release, are you
using he same?)


Does that help?


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