[XeTeX] xdvipdfmx fails on synthetically-slanted fonts

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Thu Nov 25 15:20:39 CET 2010

> C>xdvipdfmx pev.xdv
> pev.xdv -> pev.pdf
> [1
> ** ERROR ** TFM: Invalid TFM ID: 0
> Output file removed.
> Source file:
> % plain XeTeX
> \font\inconsN="Inconsolata"
> \font\inconsS="Inconsolata:slant=0.2"
> \inconsN This is {\inconsS merely} a test.
> \bye

If cmr10 is used first,
xdvipdfmx -o pev1.pdf pev.xdv
ends without error message, but pev1.pdf is strange.
pev2.pdf obtained by
xdvipdfmx -o pev2.pdf <pev.xdv
seems to be ok.

% plain XeTeX
This is a test.

\inconsN This is {\inconsS merely} a test.


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