[XeTeX] cbgreek fonts

Alexey Kryukov anagnost at yandex.ru
Tue Aug 26 11:22:14 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 26 August 2008, David Purton wrote:
> This has almost worked, but for some reason some incorrect characters
> are used. For example instead of using the standard U+03B2 for β, it
> pulls U+F147 from the Private Use Area. Similarly, U+F149 is taken
> for θ instead of the correct U+03B8.

Apparently the rendering engine considers the current script is Latin
and so prefers IPA forms designed to look better in a context of Latin
letters. So there is nothing wrong with the font, but you should
explicitly specify the current script is Greek, e. g.:


Alexej Kryukov <anagnost at yandex dot ru>

Moscow State University
Historical Faculty

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