[XeTeX] Newbie needs help using packages with XeTeX

Linda Lanz lindalanz at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 07:03:21 CEST 2006

> > Even the XeTeX-notes.tex file in the documentation won't typeset
> > without error.
> Won't typeset here either:
> - The first two lines
>         %&program=xelatex
>         %&encoding=UTF-8 Unicode
> should be replaced by
>         %!TEX TS-program = xelatex
>         %!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode
> (the former is a deprecated TeXShop syntax). Most (or maybe all, I
> haven't looked) of the examples shipped with XeTeX are still using
> the old syntax, unfortunately.

Thanks, Bruno! That really helped immensely. Now my packages are
working with previous LaTeX documents. A simple fix, it turned out!

Much appreciated,
Linda L.

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