[XeTeX] cannot get Hoefler text to work with XeTeX

David E. Thiel lx at redundancy.redundancy.org
Wed Mar 18 17:16:17 CET 2009

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 10:51:30AM -0400, Fr. Michael Gilmary wrote:
> Adding to Jonathan's observation, I don't think Hoefler Text uses lining 
> numbers --- it's default is Old Style. The lining numbers are assigned 
> only Glyph IDs, rather than unicode numbers. So, the option [Numbers=Old 
> Style] will probably only return a message that it's  being ignored.

Argh, so *that's* why I never got that to work. I had to make new a new
font family that just used lining numbers. What's the proper way to
access the lining number glyphs from LaTeX in the default Hoefler Text?


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