[XeTeX] Italic correction in math

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Mar 30 19:07:12 CEST 2011

XeTeX obviously makes somehow an effort to set the italic correction
for open type fonts. But it seems to fail in math. Can something be
done about it?


\setmainfont{Times New Roman}
\DeclareSymbolFont{letters}{\zf at enc}\rmdefault\mddefault\itdefault
%\DeclareSymbolFont{letters}{T1}{ptm}\mddefault\itdefault %works

{\itshape f}( {\itshape f\/}(  \emph{f}(  \textit{f}( \textit{f\/}(


Ulrike Fischer 

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