[XeTeX] Character Variants

David Perry hospes.primus at verizon.net
Sun Mar 27 12:53:06 CEST 2011


I don't have this font, so I can't say for sure that the following will 
work, but it might.  Alt-x in Word and BabelPad is just a way of 
entering a Unicode character.  You can enter characters by number in 
XeTeX with \char"XXXX; so try



On 3/26/2011 6:05 PM, Bob Beckett wrote:
> Can anyone help me get XeTeX to create a character variant?
> I am using Kozuka Mincho Pr6N, which includes a variant of U+8FBB. This
> variant is obtained by combining 8FBB with the Ideographic Variation Sequence
> E0100. (I hope I'm phrasing this correctly.)
> If I use the editor BabelPad, I can get the variant by typing:
> 	8FBB(Alt-x)E0100(Alt-x)
> But I don't know how to accomplish this in XeTeX. The fontspec manual says
> that it supports character variants, but gives no examples. Not being a
> computer person, I need a real example.
> Thanks
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