[XeTeX] fontspec and XeTeX svn rev. 375

Will Robertson wspr81 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 16:30:59 CEST 2006

On 28/09/2006, at 21:43 , Pablo Rodríguez wrote:

> I guess this is because my teTeX distribution doesn't have the Latin
> Modern fonts installed, isn't it? (Wouldn't be a way to switch it  
> off?)
> BTW, this issue has the side effect that I cannot use fontspec without
> setting all font families (roman, mono, sans) that I will use on the
> document.

I took the gamble that people wouldn't run into this problem.
Guess it didn't pay off :(

Maybe consider why you would want to be using the non-unicode  
Computer Modern
fonts within the XeTeX/fontspec system. All it takes to install the  
LM fonts is
to put the contents of
in your local texmf tree at
and run texhash...

The whole LM collection can be obtained here, which might be easier:

> In previous versions of fontspec (or XeTeX, I don't know), this worked
> fine. But in the lastest version, the special indentation in footnote
> doesn't work if \usepackage{fontspec} is not placed after  
> \makeatother.
> I don't know whether this is caused by a bug (although it took me some
> time to discover what caused the error).

I can't reproduce that here, but I'm still on XeTeX 0.995.


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