[XeTeX] Absence of ligatures

José Carlos Santos jcsantos at fc.up.pt
Thu Jun 10 11:14:06 CEST 2010

On 10-06-2010 10:06, José Carlos Santos wrote:

>> I found a copy of DTLUnicoST with the following details:
>> File size: 53 kb, Version 1.0, Generated on 14-03-2000 by Dutch Type
>> Library
>> PostScript outlines, 245 glyphs, no standard kern pairs, no embedded
>> bitmaps
>> OT: kern feature only.
>> If this is the font you have,
> It is.
>> you can use the tex-text-ms mapping file
>> I sent a couple of days ago under the "Ligatures and searching in
>> PDFs" topic:
>> \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text-ms]{DTLUnicoST}
>> or
>> \fontspec[Mapping=tex-text-ms]{DTLUnicoST}
>> The earlier post has further details and warnings.
> I added the files tex-text-ms.map and tex-text-ms.tec to the directory
> where I keep the local files and then I updated the filename database.
> It did not work, though. Please consider this file
> \documentclass[a4paper]{article}
> \listfiles
> \pagestyle{empty}
> \usepackage{xltxtra}
> \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text-ms]{DTLUnicoST}
> \begin{document}
> \Huge
> fi fl
> fi fl
> \end{document}
> If I compile it, I get the ligatures at the second line (of course), but
> not at the first one.

Please disregard this. It *did* work! I don't know why is it that when I 
compiled it before my previous post it did not work, but now it works 
perfectly. Thanks a lot.

Best regards,

José Carlos Santos

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