[XeTeX] Font calls in XeteX (2008 distribution)

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Apr 14 23:22:19 CEST 2009

On  14 Apr, 2009, at 16:00, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> On 14 Apr 2009, at 21:48, John Was wrote:
>> Hello
>> Having installed the 2008 distribution of XeTeX on a spare computer
>> some time ago, I decided to go live with it this evening, and find
>> that my font calls are not picking up instructions such as tex-text
>> mapping.  Has the syntax changed?  Or, more easily perhaps, what is
>> wrong with the following?
>> \font \umirninepointfive = MinionPro-Regular:+onum:mapping=tex-
>> text:letterspace=1.5 at 9.5pt
> Use quotes:
>   \font \umirninepointfive = "MinionPro-Regular:+onum:mapping=tex-
> text:letterspace=1.5" at 9.5pt
> Though is "MinionPro-Regular" the actual font name (not filename)? I
> would have expected something more like "Minion Pro".

It works all right as you say ---just with quotes. Here is how Font  
Book identifies the font:

PostScript name   MinionPro-Regular
       Full name   MinionPro-Regular
          Family   Minion Pro
           Style   Regular
            Kind   OpenType PostScript



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