[XeTeX] Missing ligatures (0.997)

Stephen Moye stephenmoye at mac.com
Tue Jul 31 20:44:03 CEST 2007

On Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at 01:53PM, "Jonathan Kew" <jonathan_kew at sil.org> wrote:
>On 31 Jul 2007, at 6:19 pm, Stephen Moye wrote:
>>  On Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at 12:26PM, "Stephen Moye"  
>> <stephenmoye at mac.com> wrote:
>>> Thank you, Bruno, for confirming my discovery that LY1 was indeed  
>>> the answer.
>>> Sorry I did not point this out: I am on a Mac and using TeXShop
>>> Now that I have LB working, I am getting one more error. This is  
>>> from the .xdv file:
>>> =====
>>> pdf_font>> Simple font "lsd" (enc_id=3) found at id=7.
>>>> (Image:./emstm-2.pdf[./emstm-2.pdf][PDF])][7(Image:./emstm-1.pdf 
>>>> [./emstm-1.pdf][PDF])<hlcrv at 7.97pt(TFM:hlcrv[/usr/local/texlive/ 
>>>> 2007/../texmf-local/fonts/tfm/bh/lucida/hlcrv.tfm])
>>> fontmap: hlcrv -> lbme
>>> pdf_font>> Simple font "lbme" enc_id=<builtin,-1> opened at  
>>> font_id=<hlcrv,10>.
>>>> (Image:./emsmono-3.pdf[./emsmono-3.pdf][PDF])][8(Image:./ams- 
>>>> short-course-08.pdf[./ams-short-course-08.pdf][PDF])(Image:./ 
>>>> ast-310.pdf[./ast-310.pdf][PDF])](lbr[LucidaBright] 
>>>> [TeXnANSIEncoding][Type1]
>>> ** WARNING ** Obsolete four arguments of "endchar" will be used  
>>> for Type 1 "seac" operator.
>>> ** ERROR ** Invalid SID
>>> Output file removed.
>>> =====
>>> What does this mean? Everything else that I have tried has worked  
>>> perfectly...
>> Once again, I seem, after a fashion, to have answered my own  
>> question. It appears that any accented character (\`e, \"u or è, ü)  
>> brings about this error using the xdvipdfmx causes this error. Does  
>> the LY1 encoding have anything to do with this?
>I suspect that any 8-bit encoding that provides precomposed accented  
>letters would cause it with this font. You could try using OT1 (which  
>I don't think has such letters) and see if the problem goes away. 

Well, the problem goes away, but then so does the Lucida Bright
for the text. Again, the math is fine...


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