[XeTeX] Linux Libertine

Arash Zeini arash.zeini at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 16:32:25 CET 2012

Should have included a PDF for the ME, sorry!

On 26 November 2012 15:29, Arash Zeini <arash.zeini at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK, after this afternoon's update to TexLive the combining macron's
> problem is solved. But I still get bold italics, if I use \textit{}.
> Minimal example:
> \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Linux Libertine O}
> \begin{document}
> A little test with some \textit{italics}.
> \end{document}
> Best wishes,
> Arash
> On 26 November 2012 14:03, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:57:28AM +0000, Arash Zeini wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> For the past few weeks "Linux Libertine O" has not been working
>>> properly with XeLaTeX (included as part of my Vanilla TeXLive 2012
>>> installation on Debian). Some combining diacritics and few other
>>> characters which were fine before have stopped working and show up as
>>> empty boxes. If I invoke the font with "Linux Libertine O", italics
>>> show up as bold italic. Invoking the font with "Linux Libertine"
>>> solves that problem but then a number of other characters show up as
>>> empty boxes. If I remember correctly, the issues started right after
>>> the inclusion of the libertine-type1 package in CTAN and persist even
>>> after the *-type1 packages have been removed from CTAN. I have tried
>>> to get in touch with the developer of the OT family to no avail and
>>> have searched the web and relevant forums without finding any
>>> information. Has anyone else experienced similar problems?
>> This is propably similar to this TeX.SE issue (Type1 fonts being picked
>> instead of OpenType ones), check my answer there.
>> http://tex.stackexchange.com/q/84223/729
>> Regards,
>>  Khaled
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