[XeTeX] Absence of ligatures

Fr. Michael Gilmary FrMichaelGilmary at MaroniteMonks.org
Wed Jun 9 18:23:17 CEST 2010

> I have just noticed that the "fi" and "fl" ligatures are not created. 
> To be more precise: if I compile this document:
> \documentclass{article}
> \pagestyle{empty}
> \usepackage{xltxtra}
> \begin{document}
> \Huge
> \fontspec{DTLUnicoST}
> fi fl
> \end{document}
> I don't get the ligatures that I should get. Am I doing something 
> wrong? Or could it be a flaw within the fonts that I am using?

Hi Jose:

Try setting the main font in the preamble with the option 


That should work ... and you won't need to type the ligatures into the 
text itself.


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