[XeTeX] Testing for XeTeX
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Wed Feb 3 09:13:19 CET 2010
Am Tue, 02 Feb 2010 22:29:14 -0800 schrieb Michiel Kamermans:
>> OK, thanks Ulrike/Wolfgang : I can therefore just my existing code
>> to read :
>> \ifcsname XeTeXrevision\endcsname
>> \font \tenrm = "Optima" \rm
>> which does indeed work satisfactorily.
> You can, but now you're testing for XeTeX and then issuing plain TeX
> when you're indeed in it, which seems a little odd (the TeX code will
> compile fine regardless of which TeX flavour you use...). Why do you
> need the XeTeX test here?
The command is not a plainTeX but a plainXeTeX command: look at the
quotes around the font name, these are specific to xetex.
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