[NTG-context] alpha release / latin modern

Adam Lindsay atl at comp.lancs.ac.uk
Tue Feb 8 13:25:58 CET 2005


Hans Hagen said this at Thu, 3 Feb 2005 18:11:29 +0100:

> latin modern fonts instead of cmr/plr/csr/aer/vnr:

Ah, here's a conflict: XeTeX doesn't have latin modern yet. (Needs to be
converted to OpenType, with some special table enabled... JK hasn't
documented it yet.) Do you have a switch to avoid the cmr-lm conversion?

Also, something I just realised (thanks to Vit's example): XeTeX hasn't a
clue when it comes to grid typesetting. (Has to do with the difficulty of
getting the metrics from the platform fonts, I think.)

adam
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