[XeTeX] Bold font
Alastair M. Paterson
TheDoc at WadiZaytoon.org
Tue Aug 19 12:11:35 CEST 2008
Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Wed, 13 Aug 2008 14:26:12 +0545 schrieb Alastair M. Paterson:
>> I'm trying to produce bold text when the font itself does not contain
>> bold characters.
>> The command I'm using is:
>> at 9pt
>> The values for embolden and letterspace may be a little exagerated just
>> to experiment.
>> However, the letterspace parameter is making a difference, but the
>> embolden isn't.
>> I'm using a version of MikTeX that was dowloaded at the beginning of
>> July but am not sure if there is a specific version number. When running
>> the xetex command, it reports a version number of 3.141592-2.2-0.997.
> That's quite old for miktex. I have
> This is XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.2-0.999.2 (MiKTeX 2.7)
> I don't have your font. But this works fine here:
> \font\bold="LMRoman10-Regular:embolden=25;letterspace=30" at 9pt
> \bold test
Managed to download the latest version of MikTeX and the embolden
function worked fine.
Thanks for your help.
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