[XeTeX] small caps with xltxtra

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Thu Mar 4 14:56:03 CET 2010

> I noticed a bit strange behavior of XeTeX, but it might be
> an aleady known problem.
> With a japanese opentype fonts, for example Kozuka fonts
> of Adobe Reader, you will see the following results.
> With "xltxtra", \LaTeX is typesetted wrongly, i.e. "a" is 
> not in small caps, but without "xltxtra" \LaTeX is typesetted 
> correctly.  You can test with the following codes.
> \documentclass[b5paper,12pt]{article}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} 
> \usepackage{xltxtra} % Extra customizations for XeLaTeX
> %\setromanfont{IPAMincho}
> \setromanfont{Kozuka Mincho Pr6N}
> \begin{document}
> \LaTeX
> \end{document}
> Is this a bug of "xltxtra" or a wrong usage of fonts 
> or something?

Whad do you mean by '"a" is  not in small caps' ?
In the above example with xltxtra, "a" is small "A"
for both of fonts "IPAMincho" and "Kozuka Mihcho Pr6N"


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