[XeTeX] Missing characters

Sebastian Hanigk hanigk at in.tum.de
Thu Jan 20 08:58:49 CET 2005

Am 19.01.2005 um 17:07 schrieb Jonathan Kew:


> There are no such characters in cmr10 (or any of the CM fonts). The CM 
> fonts contain only 128 glyphs, primarily (but not entirely) encoded 
> according to ASCII. If you're using Computer Modern, you'd still need 
> to use traditional TeX or LaTeX conventions to get accented 
> characters, etc. (and there's no benefit in using XeTeX rather than 
> standard pdfTeX!).
> If you use Unicode-compliant OS X fonts, then such characters should 
> work fine.

Thanks a lot! I've completely forgotten that I've got to select some 
Unicode font! After using the fontspec package and an OSX font, 
everything's as expected.

When you meet a master swordsman,
show him your sword.
When you meet a man who is not a poet,
do not show him your poem.
                 -- Rinzai, ninth century Zen master
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