[XeTeX] Follow-up to previous mail about hyphenation

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Hellenic-Institute.Uk
Thu Mar 25 11:52:47 CET 2021

Jonathan Kew wrote:

> Indeed, that \showhyphens will not work with native opentype fonts. 
> This is a known difference between using TFM-based vs OT fonts; it's 
> been discussed (and an alternative shown) on the list somewhere in the 
> distant past.

There is code, by Enrico Gregoria, for a replacement \showhypens buried 
deep in the file "xltxtra.dtx" (attached).  However, the code is 
completely incomprehensible to me, I have no idea how to convert a .dtx 
file into anything usable, and I cannot find a plain XeTeX equivalent.
/Philip Taylor/
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://tug.org/pipermail/xetex/attachments/20210325/c9a48a74/attachment-0001.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: xltxtra.dtx
Type: text/x-tex
Size: 16823 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <https://tug.org/pipermail/xetex/attachments/20210325/c9a48a74/attachment-0001.bin>

More information about the XeTeX mailing list.