[tex-live] XeTeX Complete Success

Jiang Jiang gzjjgod at gmail.com
Sun Apr 26 19:36:55 CEST 2015


On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 7:29 PM, Richard Koch
<richardmoncriefkoch at icloud.com> wrote:
> Folks,
> Amazingly, the full story for XeTeX and Mac fonts is as follows:
>         a) The following fonts were fixed and now work
>         HeadlineA
>         Hannotate SC
>         HanziPen SC
>         ITF Devanagari
>         Kohinoor Devanagari
>         Osaka
>         PCMyungio
>         PilGi
>         Skia
>         Yuppy SC
>         Yuppy TC
>         Apple Chancery
>         b) The following fonts are broken, but Khaled reports
>         that they are all bitmapped fonts; each produces the same
>         error in the log, which does not involve xdvipdfm-x.
>         GB18030 Bitmap
>         Hannotate TC
>         HanziPen TC
>         Apple Color Emoji
> Note that Hannotate TC and HanziPen TC are broken, but
> Hannotate SC and HanziPen SC work.

Hannotate and HanziPen aren't bitmap fonts, they are OpenType
PostScript fonts wrapped in TrueType Collection format. I can confirm
that we can't use these yet, but the problem is most likely not in
xdvipdfmx but in XeTeX's font lookup code. I will look into this.

- Jiang

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