[XeTeX] Nested \textit in an italic fontinstance

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 00:02:03 CEST 2006

On 13/09/2006, at 0:23 , Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 12.09.2006 um 11:06 schrieb nickkk at phonecoop.coop:
>> {\italic Italic \textit{Surely this should be Italic too?}}
> In this line the \textit{} text is set upright. So XeTeX imitates  
> the \emph{} command here, which is wrong, because \textit{} ­ \emph{}.

Oh, I get it.
This is just a side-effect of XeTeX's auto-font identification.
What would you expect to happen trying to find the italic version of  
an already italic font?

In the latest version of fontspec, you can say
and no bold or italic fonts will be loaded for that LaTeX font family.

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