[XeTeX] Absence of ligatures

José Carlos Santos jcsantos at fc.up.pt
Wed Jun 9 21:46:27 CEST 2010

On 09-06-2010 19:16, 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,
>> Language=Latin?
> The same way you set Liagtures=Common.

Thanks. I tried every combination that I could think of and worked. But 
thanks for your help.

Best regards,

Jose Carlos Santos

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