[XeTeX] Memoir class font problem

Nicolas Vaughan nivaca at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 17:56:39 CEST 2009

Hi John,
Thanks for the help. I works fine.

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 3:34 AM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com>wrote:

> On 14 Jun 2009, at 07:41, Nicolas Vaughan wrote:
>  Dear all,
>> I've been having a problem using the memoir class withing XeLaTeX.
>> When I set the up the headers (using the pagestyle-related commands) to
>> use some font option (bold, sc, etc.), I only get the default roman.
>> For example:
>> \makepagestyle{mypages}
>> . . .
>> \makeevenhead{mypages}{\thepage}{\scshape\leftmark}{}
>> \makeoddhead{mypages}{}{\itshape\rightmark}{\thepage}
>> \pagestyle{mypages}
>> If I compile it in XeLaTeX, I get only roman normal type for my headers
>> (instead of sc and italics). I get no errors or warnings during compilation.
> A little experimentation shows that removing the polyglossia package, or
> even just removing the [latin] option from polyglossia in your sample,
> resolves this issue.
> So it seems to have something to do with how polyglossia patches the
> headers, trying to ensure they appear in the expected font even if the main
> text might be using a different language and font at the moment the
> page-break happens. Looks like an issue for François to investigate......
> JK
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