[XeTeX] Problem deciding Family Names

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Wed Sep 20 16:49:36 CEST 2006

> > Is it also possible to give an arbitrary path, e.g.
> >
> > \font\x="[d:\fonts\Adobe\ot\AdobeMingStd-Light.otf]"
> It should be, AFAIK -- a full path should work for just about any  
> kind of file TeX searches for.
> You'd probably want to use forward slashes for the directory  
> separators, though, as macros are expanded while scanning file names! :)

In the present version of XeTeX W32, the colon after the drive
letter is confused as the start of features. I've fixed this
in XeTeX_ext.c. In the new XeTeX W32,
\font\x="[d:/fonts/Adobe/ot/AdobeMingStd-Light.otf]" is possible.
The new one will be available on Sept. 21, 06:00 JST.


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