[XeTeX] Font nuisances

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Sun Oct 10 23:31:28 CEST 2010

On Oct 10, 2010, at 4:26 PM, David Perry wrote:

> This seems to be my day for font problems.
> 1. What is the correct way to specify a font in exact point size  
> when running XeLaTeX?  (This is for the cover page of a book where  
> \Huge isn't big enough.)  The LaTeX command \fontsize{60}{66pt} does  
> not work -- it comes out much smaller than 60 pts, although there is  
> no compilation error.

Did you do \selectfont afterwards?  And also usually pt is assumed, so  
you should do \fontsize{60}{66}\selectfont  (I don't know if having pt  
matters or not).

I have no clue on your second problem.


Alan Munn
amunn at gmx.com

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