[XeTeX] xelatex and DejaVu Sans

Vasile Gaburici vgaburici at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 11:46:16 CEST 2008

On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 12:08 PM, M. Niedermair <m_g_n at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>>>>> Is there a way to say, that the directoy ~/.fonts are prefered?

You can also give them preference via fontconfig.

>>>> Yes, with fontspec.
>>> how can i do that?
>> To cite from an eMail some hours ago: \font\lso="[DroidSerif-
>> Regular.ttf]" \lso aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa \end. With possible path
>> specifier. Introduced in fontspec 1.17?
> Thats not a solution for me.
> 1) If i use a "possible path", i cant switch to other system.
> "C:\fonts\DejaVuSans" dont work with Linux.
> 2) The other way is to store the font in the texmf tree.
> But if i want to use the font e.g. with openoffice, i must use a offical
> font path.
> 3) If i load the font directly xxx.ttf, i must define bold, italic, ...
> extra.
> My preferd way is to load the font (with bold, italic, ...) with the
> operatingsystem.
> So it is possible, to use the font with tex and other programm e.g.
> openoffice and i can write a package to load the font without knowing,
> where the font is stored in the system.
> By
> Michael
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