[XeTeX] GID-only

Rembrandt Wolpert r.f.wolpert at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 20:35:22 CEST 2008

Many thanks for that high-speed response. I have filed a feature request
with Adobe, and I have been successful with the \XeTeXglyph <GID> (interim?)


On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 1:26 PM, Jonathan Kew <jonathan at jfkew.plus.com>wrote:

> 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.
> JK

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