[XeTeX] Table of contents

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Fri Apr 30 12:25:51 CEST 2010

** José Carlos Santos [2010-04-30 11:09:30 +0100]:

> On 30-04-2010 10:22, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> >>But I think it is a flaw.

> >Which proof do you have?

> Are you requesting a proof of an opinion? That's rather strange, but
> I will do my best.

> Please consider again this file:

> \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{book}
> \usepackage[frenchb]{babel}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \usepackage{xunicode}
> \usepackage{xltxtra}
> \begin{document}
> \frontmatter
> \tableofcontents
> \XeTeXinputencoding "cp1252"
> \XeTeXdefaultencoding "cp1252"
> \mainmatter\setcounter{secnumdepth}{2}
> \chapter{Général de Gaulle}
> Il était français.
> \end{document}

> When the \tableofcontents command is found, the line

> \XeTeXinputencoding "cp1252"

> was not read yet. Therefore, it seems to me (since XeTeX is
> unicode-based) that the file .toc is in unicode and therefore that
> XeLaTeX should have no problem with it.

Reconsider your thoughts from beginning but take into account that in
first run there is no TOC file.

The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.
		-- Irving Howe

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