[XeTeX] XeTeX 0.99 released
stephenmoye at mac.com
Thu Dec 8 17:32:25 CET 2005
On Thursday, December 08, 2005, at 11:15AM, Jonathan Kew <jonathan_kew at sil.org> wrote:
>On 8 Dec 2005, at 4:04 pm, Stephen Moye wrote:
>> I'm not 100% sure, but I think that the :vertical option for
>> Chinese (etc) fonts is broken in version 0.99. At any rate, I was
>> unable to get it to work -- all the the Chinese text is horizontal.
>It seems to work for me.... just re-ran the "ThreeKingdoms" sample
>that I posted a while back.
I just did the same and it is coming out horizontally. This is curious because I just installed .99 on my computer just a feww moments ago. I started the day out with .98 and everything was fine.
>Note that the vertical attribute is supported ONLY for AAT fonts
>rendered through ATSUI, not OpenType fonts rendered through ICU. If
>the font you're using has OpenType layout tables (GSUB/GPOS), XeTeX
>will use ICU by default, but you can explicitly specify "/AAT" after
>the font name.
I know -- I was just typesetting the example you posted,
>Remember that the font attribute only changes how the glyphs are
>rendered; you also need to do something at the TeX macro level to
>rotate the actual lines to run vertically. See the sample file for a
>HTH - let me know if it still seems to be broken!
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