[XeTeX] Asking for help on using Charis SIL font with XeTeX

Kyungjun Lee kjoonlee at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 22:54:16 CET 2007

On Nov 12, 2007 9:25 PM, Yoshi Fujino <y.fujinolon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Dear XeTeX mailing list members,
> I am new to the use of Charis SIL font (CharisSILR.ttf for instance)
> in a TeX document. I use XeTeX as a part of MikTeX. I know how to use
> TIPA with LaTeX2e but do not know about using the Charis SIL font with
> XeTeX.
> I have been looking around, including the SIL International.org site,
> some detailed instructions or tutorials on where to place Charis font
> in a MikTeX folder and how to write preambles and how to render symbol
> in a TeX document.
> I am very appreciated any useful information.
> Y.F.

Hi, if you use XeTeX, you just put Charis SIL in your normal OS font
folder. (You install it by dragging it to c:\windows\fonts\ or
/usr/local/*/truetype/ etc.) And then, you can just use the following:




\fontspec[IPAMode=on]{Charis SIL}
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The "-liga" is to prevent ligatures.

Kyungjun Lee

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