[XeTeX] How could I find advanced features of a ttf/ttc font?

Fr. Michael Gilmary FrMichaelGilmary at MaroniteMonks.org
Sun Jul 5 18:41:28 CEST 2009

Mi CHEN wrote:

> Take Times.ttc which comes from Snow Leopard Development Preview for 
> example, using fontspec with default setting, no ligatures appeared, I 
> mean something like "ff" "fi". I wonder whether ligatures are 
> unavailable for this font or I should enables them manually by some 
> commands of fontspec. Thanks!

Hi Mi!

I'm not sure what you mean by ``fontspec with default setting'' --- but 
what seems to be very common is:


and when you specify your main font, you should use the common ligatures 

\setmainfont[Ligatures=Common]{Minion Pro}

Does that work for you?

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