# [texhax] fontspec.pdf at CTAN does not contain code!!

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Mon May 4 09:04:11 CEST 2009

On  3 May, 2009, at 23:41, narayana sarma wrote:

> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 4:19 AM, Axel E. Retif <axel.retif at mac.com>
> wrote:
>> On  3 May, 2009, at 07:53, narayana sarma wrote:
>>
>>> Dear sir,
>>>
>>> The file fontspec.pdf (manual by Robertson 2008/08/09 v1.18 does not
>>> show the required code- the actual instruction to input- to typeset
>>> the examples.
>>
>> Sorry, but what do you mean by it does not show the required
>> code''? Every
>> example has its code side by side!
>>
>> Maybe it's something else you want?
>
> Hi,
>
> Sorry for not being clearer..Just see these few lines from
> fontspec-pdf as an example:
>
> "....... Before fontspec, it was still necessary to write cumbersome
> font definition files
> for L TEX, since the NFSS had a lot more going on behind the scenes to
> allow easy commands like           or             . ..."
>
> See the gaps?

You have a corrupted PDF (see below the same paragraph from my PDF).
What platform (OS) do you use? What application do you use to view the

Best,

Axel
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From my fontspec.pdf:

Before fontspec, it was still necessary to write cumbersome font
deﬁnition ﬁles
for LATEX, since the NFSS had a lot more going on behind the scenes to
allow easy
commands like \emph or \bfseries.