# [XeTeX] bug in xltxtra?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Aug 4 18:59:41 CEST 2010

On Aug 4, 2010, at 10:56 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 10:51:46AM -0500, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>
>> On Aug 4, 2010, at 10:41 AM, Khaled Hosny wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 05:01:01PM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
>>>> Am Tue, 3 Aug 2010 09:56:45 +0200 schrieb Yves Codet:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello.
>>>>>
>>>>> I think I found a bug in xltxtra, which is illustrated in the attached
>>>>> file. If xltxtra is loaded, the word which is in italics in the
>>>>> section title is also in italics in the running head, but it should be
>>>>> in roman since the running head is in italics; if only fontspec is
>>>>
>>>> No the running head is not in italic, it uses \slshape. And this is
>>>> the source of the problem: A current fontspec or your xltxtra
>>>> redefines \em/\emph so that it switches to upshape only if the
>>>> current shape is \itshape.
>>>>
>>>> \listfiles
>>>> \documentclass{book}
>>>>
>>>> \usepackage{fontspec} %version v2.0b, loads fontspec-patches
>>>>
>>>> \begin{document}
>>>> {\slshape blub \emph{bla}} %slshape + itshape
>>>>
>>>> {\itshape blubb \emph{blabla}} %itshape + upshape
>>>>
>>>> \end{document}
>>>
>>> Since Will is busy with his thesis ;), I tried to fix this issue. The
>>> attached fontspec-patches.sty seems to fix the issue for me (fontspec 2
>>> only, of course), could some one else test it?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Khaled
>>
>> Howdy,
>>
>> Sigh... no attachment here. :-(
>
> Well, I think I need one of those mail composers that remind you of
> missed attachments :)
>
> Regards,
> Khaled
>

Howdy,

What platform are you using? I was pointed to a pluggin (which I use --- I need the help too) for Apple's Mail on the Mac.

It appears to work fine here. I saw that there were quite a few changes between 2.0b and your 2.0c and wonder if there are other things to test.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)