[XeTeX] External font and xltxtra breaks \footnote in xelatex

pi3orama pi3orama at gmail.com
Mon Dec 28 08:01:14 CET 2009

I think I know the problem, thank you for your replay!

But there arises another problem: how to use \realsuperscript for an
external font? I check the documentation of fontspec, the only related
content is the VerticalPosition, but it is an option for the whole
font. According to other options of fontspec, I guess there should
have an option such as "SuperiorFont" and I can set it to
"xxxx.otf:+sup". But I can't find it or similar option in

On Thu, Dec 24, 2009 at 9:59 PM, Ulrike Fischer <news3 at nililand.de> wrote:
> Am Wed, 23 Dec 2009 20:29:40 +0800 schrieb pi3orama:
>> I use texlive 2009.
>> If the main font is an external font, and xltxtra is loaded, the
>> latex's \footnote command will generate error. For example:
>> the error message is:
>> ! Font \zf at basefont=TimesRoman.ttf/ICU: at 10.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) fi
>> le or installed font not found.
> Try
> \usepackage[no-sscript]{xltxtra}
> and read the documentation of xltxtra.
> --
> Ulrike Fischer

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