[XeTeX] Differing font name handling betwixt Mac OS X and W32 (and Linux?) XeTeX

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Jun 19 15:04:21 CEST 2006

On Jun 19, 2006, at 8:12 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> Does "Garamond Premier Pro" also work? It should, and avoids the need
> to look up postscript names (expensive).

Yes, it works, but I'm still getting the pause after reading  

>> Testing Aldus on my G5, the following were unsuccessful:
>> \setromanfont{Aldus LT Std}
>> \setromanfont{AldusLTStd}
>> but this did work on my G5 (and allowed the \emph italics command to
>> work as well:
>> \setromanfont{AldusLTStd-Roman}
> "AldusLTStd" looks like a postscript name or legacy mac/windows
> family name; it would be nice to know the font's preferred opentype
> family name, if any. What does \fontname\font produce when you're
> using this font?

Not understanding what you're asking here.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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