[XeTeX] solved partially (was: How to print a variation selectors?)

Janusz S. Bień jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl
Sun Oct 16 18:47:30 CEST 2022

On Sun, Oct 16 2022 at 17:56 +02, Janusz S. Bień wrote:

Frank Mittelbach was kind enough to provide me with the relevant information:

On Sun, Oct 16 2022 at  9:21 -07, Frank Mittelbach wrote:
> I checked. In Unicode this slot is default-ignorable and both XeTeX
> and LuaTeX do not print glyphs with that attribute (probably because
> the aren't not meant for printing).
> In luaTeX (but not in XeTeX I think) you can change this behavior.

So the questions left are:

Is it really impossible to do it in XeTeX?

What are other, more commonly used, fonts with VS1 glyphs?

Best regards


Janusz S. Bien
emeryt (emeritus)

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