[XeTeX] Trouble with the new Xetex

Andy Lin kiryen at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 19:33:02 CEST 2011

My guess is that it used to use the combining diacritic with the y,
and now it only looks for the precomposed character. I'm not sure how
you'd go about solving your problem though.

On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 12:51, John McChesney-Young <jmccyoung at gmail.com> wrote:
> Since as far as I've seen no one has responded to your question (and I
> have no idea of an answer myself), I thought I'd ask whether there's
> some feature of Palatino Linotype that makes it so appealing you don't
> want to switch to a font that includes the character? There are a lot
> of them out there, including Charis SIL, Gentium (and GentiumPlus),
> Linux Libertine, Junicode, DejaVu, Old Standard, and Theano, just to
> mention a few I recognize as free fonts I've downloaded, besides
> whatever system fonts you might already have that include it. I'm
> using GentiumPlus in my edition of Hyginus' _Fabulae_ in part because
> of its inclusion of the macron-y.
> John
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 2:07 PM, Andrew Gollan <tharoth at gmail.com>
> wrote in part:
>> I am using the Palatino Linotype font which does not have a native ȳ glyph.
>> I had been entering my ȳ letters as \=y which was working fine until I
>> upgraded to TeXLive2011 (from 2009/2010 depending on machine). Now I get the
>> error message...
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