[XeTeX] Absence of ligatures

José Carlos Santos jcsantos at fc.up.pt
Wed Jun 9 21:50:55 CEST 2010

On 09-06-2010 20:46, José Carlos Santos 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.

Oops! I meant to write "and it did not work" here.

Best regards,

José Carlos Santos

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