[XeTeX] cbgreek fonts

Vasile Gaburici vgaburici at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 12:31:26 CEST 2008

There's a "new" OpenType 'dflt' script that exhibits no preference,
but font support for it is not that widespread.

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 12:22 PM, Alexey Kryukov <anagnost at yandex.ru> wrote:
> 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.:
> \setmainfont[Script=Greek]{CMUSerif-Roman}
> --
> Regards,
> Alexej Kryukov <anagnost at yandex dot ru>
> Moscow State University
> Historical Faculty
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