[XeTeX] Diacritics in color (was Re: XETEX cannot access OpenType features in PUA?)

Aleksandr Andreev aleksandr.andreev at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 20:18:56 CET 2011

Jonathan Kew writes:

>> Making this work in xetex would require a different approach to implementing color.

I have been able to get it to work (the base glyph in black and the
"diacritic" in red) in LuaTeX using the luacolor package.

Here's a minimal example:




I'm not much of an expert in the inner workings of TeX and I know
absolutely nothing about Lua (is that a derivative of LISP?) so I
can't comment on whether the luacolor package could be ported to

Any insights?


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