[XeTeX] Fedora Core 4 build success!
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Wed Jun 7 13:17:33 CEST 2006
Am 07.06.2006 um 12:38 schrieb Will Robertson:
>> In pure XeTeX or XeLaTeX you would need to declare
>> \font\tenrm="Warnock\space Pro" at 10pt
> Actually, I'm surprised you need the \space here...
I just used copy&paste without thinking much about \space ...
>> or use some NFSS2 based statements in XeLaTeX to choose a font, but
>> the "mapping=tex-text" part is fontspec (as would be colour, old
>> style figures, ...).
> To be more precise, "fontspec.sty" is my LaTeX package for an
> abstraction on top of the facilities provided by XeTeX, such as
> mapping, colour, letterspacing (wait for it), and AAT/OpenType font
> features. For Linux users, you can't use AAT features so the main
> advantage there is being able to specify features by name and not by
> OpenType feature code.
Ah! This explains why I often do not see the effect I wished to see
-- then I obviously use some dumb TrueType font ...
(I hope I've learned finally that fontspec.sty deals with *AAT* which
is not a feature of every OpenType font!)
When in doubt, use brute force.
-- Ken Thompson
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