[XeTeX] GID-only

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Wed Oct 8 20:26:19 CEST 2008

On 8 Oct 2008, at 11:30 PM, William Adams wrote:

> On Oct 8, 2008, at 9:38 AM, Rembrandt Wolpert wrote:
>> Adobe's Garamond Premier Pro has many italic upper-case swash-
>> letters which are not accessible through the "Contextuals" option,
>> since they have no unicode allocation. They only have a GID. Is
>> there a way to include them in xe(la)tex? Any hint would be welcome.
> Have you checked to see if they're mapped as stylistic alternates?
> (salt tag).
> If not, file a feature request w/ Adobe that they be so tagged.

Meanwhile, you should be able to render them using \XeTeXglyph <GID>,  
provided you can determine the <GID> to use for the glyph you want.  
Completely non-portable, of course; could even break with an update to  
the font, if the GIDs change. But it should let you print them.


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