[XeTeX] Polytonic greek and XeLaTeX

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sun Dec 30 22:40:46 CET 2007

On 30 Dec 2007, at 3:32 pm, Johannes Engel wrote:

> The attached document is compiled fine using DejaVu Serif as font, but
> omits the Omikron with spiritus when compiled using Minion Pro.
> Both of the fonts do contain the respective glyph: DejaVu Serif as a
> composed one, whereas Minion Pro contains it as a prepared glyph.

Maybe it's not relevant here, but I don't know what you mean by a  
"composed" glyph compared to a "prepared" one.

> How can I tell XeLaTeX resp. ICU to use these glyphs from MinionPro?
> Greetings, Johannes
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{xltxtra}
> \setmainfont{DejaVu Serif}
> \begin{document}
> 	\addfontfeature{Script=Greek}Ὀνήσιμος
> \end{document}

I tried this with Minion Pro, and it seems to work fine for me:

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I'm running a newer version of xetex (the current development code),  
but I can't think of any reason this would make a difference in this  

When you try Minion Pro, does the log file show a "missing character"  


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