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Shunichi Amano s-amano at jaist.ac.jp
Tue Jun 6 09:49:22 CEST 2006

I am on MacOSX, so it's OK.  Thanks again.

BTW, a Japanese who distributes TeX for windows seems to have built  
xetex for WIN32, does Jonathan Kew hear about it?

it is on
(middle of the page; the page is in Japanese)

Since I have no windows, so I cannot test it, but it might be of  
interest for someone.


Shunichi Amano

On 2006/06/06, at 16:24, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 6 juin 06 à 07:47, Shunichi Amano a écrit :
>> I see. Thanks for both.
>> On 2006/06/05, at 23:29, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>>> Le 5 juin 06 à 15:06, Shunichi Amano a écrit :
>>>> The doc of fontspec says that "Letters=SmallCaps" works for AAT
>>>> fonts. But I don't know how to tell a font is AAT.
>>> AAT is Apple's font technology (Apple Advanced Typography), similar
>>> to OpenType but superior in some respects and inferior in others.  
>>> You
>>> can see the features available for a given AAT font in the TextEdit
>>> Font panel (Cmd-T), for example, selecting the font then clicking on
>>> the wheel-like icon at the bottom of the panel then selecting the
>>> Typography... item.
>>> Alternatively, for an AAT font you can use XeTeX to process the file
>>> AAT-info.tex, and for an OpenType font you can use XeTeX to process
>>> the file OpenType-info.tex. Both are included in the XeTeX
>>> install .dmg file, in Samples/Plain.
> I'm realizing this answer assumed you are using XeTeX on Mac OS X,
> which may not be the case. Sorry for that, I haven't yet fully
> integrated the cross-platform nature of XeTeX. Thus, in case you're
> not using Mac OS X, the TextEdit tip won't help, and the use of
> OpenType-info.tex is the only solution.
> The XeTeX sample files are available as a separate download from
> <http://scripts.sil.org/xetex_download>, in the form of the archive
> XeTeX_doc.zip.
> By the way, it seems this archive hasn't been updated to reflect the
> changes in the doc and sample files included in the Mac disk image
> XeTeX_0993.dmg.
> Bruno Voisin
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