[XeTeX] Ligatures question

Yannis Haralambous yannis.haralambous at telecom-bretagne.eu
Tue Jun 2 18:00:31 CEST 2009

You want to use œ, so I guess you will be writing in French. Be  
careful because œ is not a ligature, it is a digraph, and there are  
words with oe letters, not ligatured:

bœuf, cœur, sœur, œuvre but moelleux, Goethe, coefficient,  
coexistence, etc.

So it better should not be automatic...

Le 2 juin 09 à 17:00, Nicolas Vaughan a écrit :

> Dear all,
> Is there a way I can get automatically the "ae", "Ae", "oe" and "Oe"  
> ligatures in XeLaTeX, without the need of looking for the glyphs in  
> the unicode table?
> Many thanks!
> Nicolas Vaughan

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