[XeTeX] xunicode and TIPA

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Jul 28 20:03:53 CEST 2010

Am Wed, 28 Jul 2010 11:25:30 -0400 schrieb Alan Munn:

> Hi
> The xunicode package provides a textipa command which recognizes (most  
> of?) the commands from the tipa package.  This is very useful, since  
> it allows one to convert legacy documents containing IPA to xelatex  
> with minimal trouble.  However, the tipa package also provided an IPA  
> environment.  This is not supplied by xunicode.  Is there a way to  
> emulate that too?  Here's a minimal document:
> I know the definition for the IPA environment isn't correct; what I  
> want is characters inside that environment to be interpreted in the  
> same way that they are within the \textipa command provided by xunicode.

You must use a name with small letters for your environment (tipa
activates the others)

\newfontfamily{\ipafont}{Doulos SIL}
  \csname useTIPAfont\endcsname
\textipa{RPAQIOE} % This will give you correct phonetic characters


Ulrike Fischer 

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