[XeTeX] dealing with $ character

Will Robertson will at mecheng.adelaide.edu.au
Thu Jul 8 10:20:26 CEST 2004

On 8 Jul 2004, at 5:42 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:

> hm, the problem is that computer modern si non standard and that in 
> some cmr fonts there is a pound symbol instead; this is one of the 
> reasons why font systems in tex are often so complex ... they start 
> with cmr and then have to handle all kind of exceptions

Since XeTeX is breaking rules already (isn't it?), maybe you could 
``restrict'' it to using the Latin Modern fonts (which do have a 
standard encoding, AFAIK) by default instead of the weird CM ones.

A crazy idea?


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