[XeTeX] Follow-up to previous mail about hyphenation

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 12:18:17 CET 2021

On 25/03/2021 10:52, Philip Taylor wrote:
> 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/

See https://tug.org/pipermail/xetex/2014-January/025129.html

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