[XeTeX] Problem with unicode-math and acronym packages

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jun 16 01:38:51 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 12:23:33AM +0100, Michael Lynch wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've come across a conflict between the unicode-math and acronym packages.
> If I run xelatex on the test file I've attached, I get the expected
> results (i.e. the acronyms work correctly). This is seen in
> AcronymTest.pdf.
> However, if I uncomment the lines relating to unicode-math (i.e.
> \usepackage{…} and \setmathfont{…}) then I get the results of
> AcronymTest2.pdf, and the acronyms do not work correctly.
> Does anyone have any ideas as to where the problem's coming from?

Unicode-math defines a math symbol \ac, from unicode-math-table.tex:

\UnicodeMathSymbol{"0223E}{\ac}{\mathbin}{most positive [inverted lazy s]}

Something like \let\acronym\ac before loading unicode-math, and then
using \acronym would solve the problem for now.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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