[XeTeX] On cross-language font selection

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Wed Feb 14 07:38:22 CET 2007


> As we have been talk
> some time ago [1], currently, if we want to mix different languages in
> XeTeX and try to use different fonts for them is just a pain, for
> instance:
> <some Chinese text> <some English text> <some Chinese text>
> <some English text> ... <some Chinese text>
> We have to change the font regularly, definitely not very convenient.

Why don't you use the "same font" for Chinese and English?
(no glyph in the ascii range?)
It will be better from the point of view of design of fonts
not to change font if possible even in the mixed typesetting.

Best regards,

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