[XeTeX] Strange quotes symbol

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 15:40:38 CEST 2016

 \textit{μ} requests Greek μ in italics from a text font while \mu is
a math synbol that cannot properly work outside math and \textit
switches the text style to italics.
Zdeněk Wagner

2016-09-03 13:32 GMT+02:00 Suki Venkat <suki.venkat at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> Whenever I use
> \textit{\mu}
> instead of the usual UTF-8:
>  \textit{μ}
> I get a strange quote symbol before the Greek mu in the PDF.
> In the preamble I use:
> \usepackage{mathspec}
> \setmathsfont(Digits,Latin,Greek){Linux Libertine}
> \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{Linux Libertine}
> You can recreate the problem with any other Greek symbol or any other font
> other than "Linux Libertine".
> If we comment these lines in the preamble then I get the usual error message
> saying missing dollar etc. but with the above preamble I get no such error
> message but a PDF with a extra quote sign.
> Suki
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