[XeTeX] fontspec & math(s)

Will Robertson will at guerilla.net.au
Fri Nov 19 00:49:45 CET 2004

Hi Bruno

Thanks for the help here. With these pointers I might be able to get 
somewhere depending on what I get up to over the weekend.

On 18 Nov 2004, at 7:16 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

[snip lots of useful info]

> I feel a bit discouraged regarding the proper use of OS X fonts with 
> maths in (La)TeX, there are so many things relying on the 
> idiosyncrases of the CM/AMS fonts that I doubt anything automated 
> could be devised for Xe(La)TeX. You only have to look at the number of 
> manual work that had to be done in the packages mathtime.sty and 
> lucidabr.sty to make it possible to use the MathTime and Lucida fonts, 
> respectively, in maths instead of CM/AMS; the same applies to plain 
> TeX, with the files mtmacs.tex and lcdplain.tex compared with 
> plain.tex.

I forgot to mention that my problem with math symbols does only occur 
with Euler. If I have to manually sort out that package and I have the 
time, I think it would be worthwhile to create yet another Euler 
package for use in XeTeX.

> Sorry I can't help more,

No, you've helped plenty!


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