[XeTeX] Zapfino not working in 10.3.9 w/ XeTeX 0.94a?

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Fri Apr 29 20:01:57 CEST 2005

On Apr 29, 2005, at 1:54 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> I notice in your .log that there are warnings indicating that the 
> "Stylistic Variants" features aren't recognized. On my PowerBook 
> (running 10.3.8 still, with Zapfino 4.1d6) these work. So it looks as 
> though you have a significantly different version of Zapfino, either 
> installed by the 10.3.9 update or from some other source.

::ding! ding! ding!::

I had a copy of 1.0d20 from Mac OS X 10.1 hanging around --- I'd 
thought it was disabled though....

Anyway, the new 4.1d6 in Library/Fonts works fine

> That in itself doesn't explain the horrendous spacing problems, but 
> it's an interesting point to look into....

Spot on.

> Oh, I also meant to ask.... have you checked whether Zapfino is 
> working nicely in TextEdit on your updated system? And how about in 
> WorldText (which is closer to XeTeX in how text is actually rendered)?

That _is_ bizarre. It wasn't working there either (the old version was 
being used). Now that I've turned that off, it works.

Sorry to've troubled everyone.



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