[XeTeX] Palatino and mapping error?

Alex Hamann Alexander.Hamann at stud-mail.uni-wuerzburg.de
Mon Jul 30 00:26:01 CEST 2007

thank you very much.
I seems that even though the fontspec manual is well written there is  
a number of functions you can just stumble in (especially when using  
AAT fonts) and which are hard to track it down in the manual.


Am 30.07.2007 um 00:04 schrieb Will Robertson:

> On 30/07/2007, at 4:35 , Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> This seems to work fine (though you won't have access to any AAT
>> features). The problem is apparently caused by something in the AAT
>> tables in that version of Palatino.
> Indeed, this is the "diacritics" feature, which is of limited
> usefulness in XeTeX. You also get problems with strings like "o/" and
> "O/", which are turned into slashed characters. Very weird the first
> time you run into it!
> Here's how to fix it:
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text,Diacritics=Decompose]{Palatino}
> \begin{document}
> im Klett--Cotta Verlag
> \end{document}
> Will
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