[XeTeX] Ligatures w/ Windows type1 fonts

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Apr 11 18:13:11 CEST 2008

On Apr 11, 2008, at 11:52 AM, Kyungjun Lee wrote:

> ... and I've had no luck with ligatures with "Hoefler Txt", the
> Windows PostScript type1 version of the Hoefler Text typeface. I
> installed it by dragging it to the Windows font folder.
> Would it work better if I installed it to texmf-local? I'm using
> TeXLive2007 at the moment.

You'll need to purchase the expert font if you don't have it, and  
install it the old-fashioned way, see Lehman's fontinstallationguide:


Unfortunately, Hoefler Text isn't available in an OpenType version as- 
of-yet (though the Titling is).

Might be easier to buy a Mac and use the AAT version.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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