[XeTeX] slow typesetting with fontspec

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Sep 1 13:29:28 CEST 2006

On Sep 1, 2006, at 3:23 AM, Florian Grammel wrote:

>> Howdy,
>> Use {\addfontfeature{LetterSpace=5.0}STUAGNL} which should isolate
>> the LetterSpace change to that group and save you a second
>> \addfontfeature.
> That did the trick: I'm nearly back to my initial time. Thanks a lot!
> I had no idea, that it actually made a difference how I would switch
> a feature on and off...


Did you try the second method, using \newfontface? That might work  
even faster since it is a (temporary) font change without having to  
add a feature each time.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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