# [XeTeX] Character Variants

Cyril Niklaus cyril.niklaus at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 14:16:11 CEST 2011

On 27 mars 2011, at 20:40, mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca wrote:

> On Sun, 27 Mar 2011, David Perry wrote:
>> character.  You can enter characters by number in XeTeX with \char"XXXX; so
>> try
>>
>> \char"8FBB\char"E0100
>
> If it's just a question of getting in the characters, which the font will
> then process by glyph substitution, it should work to simply include the
> desired characters literally in XeTeX's input.

I tried that when I first read Bob's question, but neither TexSHop, TeXworks nor aquamacs seem to support variant glyphs.
I get them nicely in Pages but I can't get by copy-paste. And an export to txt doesn't work either… It would seem Andy found the way.