[XeTeX] Absence of ligatures

José Carlos Santos jcsantos at fc.up.pt
Wed Jun 9 20:13:28 CEST 2010

On 09-06-2010 18:23, Khaled Hosny wrote:

>> 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.

Thanks for the reply. Can you please tell me how should I set, say, 

Best regards,

Jose Carlos Santos

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