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

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Mon Jun 19 16:23:42 CEST 2006

On Jun 19, 2006, at 9:20 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \setromanfont{AldusLTStd-Roman}
> \begin{document}
> This is \fontname\font.
> The italic is \textit{\fontname\font},
> and bold is \textbf{\fontname\font}.
> \end{document}
> print? It should give you xetex's idea of the full font names, not
> necessarily the name you gave to fontspec.
> (I don't have the font, or I'd try it myself, obviously!)

Got it. Sorry for being dense. I was thinking about some sort of  
command-line tool I think (not sure, only just finished my first cuppa).

The result was:

This is "Aldus LT Std Roman". The italic is "Aldus LT Std Italic",

(on my G5) I'll investigate on my pen slate later.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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