[XeTeX] cannot get Hoefler text to work with XeTeX

Fr. Michael Gilmary FrMichaelGilmary at MaroniteMonks.org
Wed Mar 18 21:38:08 CET 2009

Arthur Reutenauer wrote:

>   If you're on Mac OS X and wish to use the system's Hoefler Text font
> with lining figures in place of the default old-style figures, toggle
> fontspec's [Numbers=Lining] option (with either of \setromanfont,
> \fontspec, etc.)

I don't think it works like that ... you'll only get the message:

> Package fontspec Warning:
>     AAT feature 'Numbers=Lining' (21,1) not available
>     in font "Hoefler Text/AAT"

At least that's what I get here. If you "explode" the Hoefler Text 
suitcase (using fondu), you'll find that the fonts are .ttf. Do they 
work as AATs do?

That's why I think it's only possible --- at least for me --- to use the 

Any other options out there?

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