[XeTeX] textsuperscript and french issue

Cyril Niklaus cyril.niklaus at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 16:42:04 CEST 2010

On 18 août 10, at 23:07, teginch at bluewin.ch wrote:

> Hello,
> Can someone tell my why the \textsuperscript commands in the code  
> below do not generate the expected result. The french "è" in "3ème"  
> or "2ème" is set in standard size and not in superscript as it  
> appears in the attached pdf file.

It doesn't really matter, because in French typography[1], deuxième,  
troisième are abbreviated only with an e, (es if plural).


[1] And to the best of my knowledge, there are no differences on that  
point in Switzerland.

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