[XeTeX] Font problem : This font using the "seac" command for accented characters

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Wed Apr 23 11:11:02 CEST 2008

On 23 Apr 2008, at 9:57 am, Volker Jordan wrote:

> Hi,
> I am getting this error, when using the TheSansBold font:
> \setmainfont[ExternalLocation,BoldFont={TheSBP36.pfb}]{TSan3.pfb}
> xdvipdfmx test.xdv
> ** WARNING ** Obsolete four arguments of "endchar" will be used for  
> Type
> 1 "seac" operator.
> ** ERROR ** This font using the "seac" command for accented
> characters...
> Can I "repair" this font?

How about loading it into a current FontForge and generating a new  
version from there (provided the font license permits...)? That might  
regenerate the charstrings and correct the problem. I don't know for  
sure, but it seems worth a try.


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