[XeTeX] XeTeX 0.99 released

Stephen Moye stephenmoye at mac.com
Thu Dec 8 20:57:10 CET 2005

 I can test this on 10.3.9 and 10.4.3 -- both systems seem to behave the same way in this matter.

I hate to betray my ignorance (I ought to be used to it by new ;>}) but when you say "using the /AAT qualifier", what do you mean? Do you mean:

\font\test="fooboo/AAT:vertical" at 12 pt

On Thursday, December 08, 2005, at 01:17PM, Jonathan Kew <jonathan_kew at sil.org> wrote:

>On 8 Dec 2005, at 4:32 pm, Stephen Moye wrote:
>> 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.
>>>> Alas.
>>> 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.
>May I ask what OS version you're running, by the way? I've  
>experimented a little more, and seem to get different behavior on  
>different machines; I suspect Apple may have rev'd the fonts at some  
>point, affecting how XeTeX loads them by default.
>However, using the /AAT qualifier on the font names *should* work to  
>ensure that they're used in ATSUI mode and the 'vertical' attribute  
>then works. Please let me know whether this works for you.
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