[XeTeX] \font syntax

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Jul 31 16:48:33 CEST 2007

On Jul 31, 2007, at 10:27 AM, John Was wrote:

> Yes - I did all that in my first few days' acquaintance with TeX.   
> Nothing
> cures the problem - some fonts showing up in Windows (and always in  
> the
> expected directories) work fine, others don't and cause the  
> processing to
> halt, even though they behave perfectly normal in Windows  
> applications.  But
> that was just in the experimental phase and I think only one font  
> that I
> might actually want to use (Stonesans) fails.  No doubt I can find a
> suitable sanserif font when the need arises.

What sort of fonts are they?

If they're Type 1 and really old, have you tried up-dated versions?

I know that ITC Stone Sans Std (the OpenType version) works on my  
Windows machine --- could you upgrade to that?


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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