[XeTeX] character offsets in math fonts

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Jun 11 14:39:39 CEST 2004

I'm not familiar with mathpi (or with LaTeX in general, really)....what 
are the actual fonts involved? Are they listed in psfonts.map, and if 
so, what are the relevant entries? In particular, do they specify any 


On 11 Jun 2004, at 1:21 pm, J P Blevins wrote:

> If I use the mathpi package with XeTeX, all of the characters in the
> Mathematical Pi font sets are offset by one character. So $\alpha$ 
> gives
> 'beta' (0062), not 'alpha' (0061) in Math Pi 1, $\mathbb{R}$ gives
> 'blackboard S' (0053), not 'blackboard R' (0052) in Math Pi 6, etc. The
> same source file gives the expected characters in pdflatex.
> Is there any simple way to correct this?
> -Jim
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