[XeTeX] Absence of ligatures

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jun 9 19:28:42 CEST 2010

Khaled Hosny wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 09, 2010 at 04:45:27PM +0100, José Carlos Santos wrote:
>> Hi all:
>> I have been working on a text whose main font is DTL Unico:
>> http://www.dutchtypelibrary.nl/Unico_rdrct.html
>> 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?
> Either the font lacks proper OpenType layout code, or you need to
> explicitly select certain OpenType script/language, you can try setting
> Language=Latin, Language=Default, Script=Latin or any combination of
> them and if it works.


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