[XeTeX] ttf or otf

Ulrike Fischer news2 at nililand.de
Mon Jul 28 13:20:12 CEST 2008

Am Sun, 27 Jul 2008 11:55:21 +0100 schrieb Jonathan Kew:

>>> Can i choose, if the ttf or the otf font is used?
> Yes, you could use an explicit filename. But then you lose some of the  
> useful features of xetex and fontspec, such as loading a whole font  
> family with a single, simple command; correctly using optical-sized  
> variants (where applicable), etc.
> *Much* better to only install one version of the font. Why would you  
> want to have both installed simultaneously?

In d.c.t.t. the same problem arised yesterday: A user had problems with
MinionPro where the Type1-version in the miktex-tree (needed for
pdflatex) got in the way of the otf-version (in the adobe-folder) with
the effect that for some reason the bolditalic version were used instead
of italic.

Ulrike Fischer 

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