[XeTeX] New fontspec problem...

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sat Feb 18 21:19:52 CET 2006

On 18 Feb 2006, at 8:05 pm, Stephen Moye wrote:

> I just tried to typeset fontspec-example.tex and got this:
> This is XeTeX, Version 3.141592-2.2-0.99b (Web2C 7.5.3)
> entering extended mode
> (./fontspec-example.tex
> LaTeX2e <2003/12/01>
> Babel <v3.8d> and hyphenation patterns for american, british,  
> french, german, n
> german, dutch, italian, norsk, portuges, spanish, swedish,  
> nohyphenation, loade
> d.
> (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/base/article.cls
> Document Class: article 2004/02/16 v1.4f Standard LaTeX document class
> (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/base/size12.clo))
> (/usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/latex/euler/euler.sty
> Package: `euler' v2.5 <1995/03/05> (FJ and FMi)
> L

(There seems to be some console output missing at this point....  
accidental deletion when creating the email?)

> ! Illegal unit of measure (pt inserted).
> <to be read again>
>                    M
> l.9 \setromanfont{Hoefler Text}
> ?
> What have I missed? According to the i-Installer, my TeX setup is  
> up-to-date...

Did you update to the latest xkeyval.sty? Will has mentioned that  
fontspec requires a newer version than Gerben is currently shipping.

Don't know if that's necessarily the cause of your problem, but it's  
something thing to check.


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