[XeTeX] XeTeX and fonts

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Thu May 20 15:45:21 CEST 2004

On Thursday, May 20, 2004, at 05:22  AM, Stephen Moye wrote:

> What are the prospects that XeTeX will work with OTF fonts? I assume 
> that, for the present, it is the absence of system-level support for 
> OTF that prevents this.


> I am growing very fond of XeTeX and find it limiting to b able to use 
> it fully only with a relatively limited number of fonts.

It gets worse.

Go to Linotype and upgrade your copy of Zapfino.

Oh, wait, the version they're selling only has OpenType, not AAT tables.

Never mind.

Instead, you can use my hack for Omega---preprint for this is up at


If you get the initial bit of the install done, I'd be glad to send you 
an advance copy of the other files necessary.


William Adams, publishing specialist
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