[XeTeX] escaping the pipe

Keith J. Schultz keithjschultz at web.de
Wed Mar 3 11:22:19 CET 2010

Hi Mike,

	Have you tried isolating the pipe character
  a \{a{|}b\} d

	I do not have your font so I can try it out !!

	You might try and a blank, too:
  a \{a |b\} d


Am 03.03.2010 um 04:02 schrieb Mike Maxwell:

> Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> Seems to be font related. When I use Monaco I get
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> (I don't have DejaVu Sans Mono).
> I think you're right--I took out the \setmonofont...{DejaVu Sans Mono}, and no longer get the problem with whatever my default mono-spaced font is.  (How do I find out what that is?)
> Back with DejaVu, I also tried a ZWSP, but the font doesn't know what that is, and outputs a rectangular box instead; the box overstrikes the 'a' as well.  I also tried a ZWNJ between the a-macron and the pipe, but that seems to have no effect (the pipe still overstrikes the a-macron).

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