[XeTeX] Problem with XeTeX letterspacing

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Wed Jun 7 13:43:13 CEST 2006

On 7 Jun 2006, at 12:33 pm, Stephen Moye wrote:

> I am having a problem with the neat letterspacing function of XeTeX.
> If I indicate that I want letterspacing using a given font, then the
> next font is reduced in size:
> \font\rm="Doves-roman" at 22pt \rm
> %% Here is the problem: use the letterspaced  caps font and the title
> %% font text is tiny; use the caps font without the letterspacing, and
> %% text using the \title font appears at the correct size.
> \font\caps="Doves-roman:letterspace=5.0" at 22pt
> %\font\caps="Doves-roman" at 22pt\rm
> \font\title="DovesTitle" at 63pt
> I have placed sample files in an archive for downloading:
> http://homepage.mac.com/stephenmoye/FileSharing7.html
> A puzzle.
> Thanks for any help.

How bizarre. Guess another bug-fix release will be coming sooner than  
I planned! :(


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