[XeTeX] Difference between XeLaTeX and LaTeX

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Sep 22 17:20:57 CEST 2011

>> 2. XeLaTeX cannot use microtypographical extensions but it may change
>> in the future. Currently pdflatex or lualatex is needed.
> Actually there are already experimental versions of XeTeX lying around
> that have some microtypographical features, see:
> http://xetex.tk/mediawiki/index.php/Main_Page

XeTeX in TeX Live 2010 should have been enabled with this "extension". The problem was that the microtype package did not support XeTeX then. On TLcontrib (http://tlcontrib.metatex.org/cgi-bin/package.cgi/action=listall) you can find the version which supports micro-typography in XeTeX.



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