[xep-support] Missing isoXXXX characters in output

Chris Bowditch bowditch_chris at hotmail.com
Fri Jan 27 06:07:46 PST 2006


Chris Ridd wrote:

> On 27/1/06 12:21, Thomas Schraitle <tom_schr at web.de> wrote:

>>Locate the Helvetica and Times-Roman fonts and open it with the appropriate
>>tool. I suppose they are PostScript Type1 fonts. If I am unsure what glyphs
>>contain a font I open it in FontForge[1].
> 
> 
> They're Truetype dfonts. Linotype's FontExplorer X (a nice tool) also
> confirms what Character Palette says about that glyph being in that font.
> 
> I wonder if XEP is somehow finding a version of Helvetica from somewhere
> else. 

XEP doesn't use the fonts installed in the Operating System. It uses the 
Adobe Type1 version of Times and Helvetica, which don't contain the 
glyphs you mention. You could configure your Operating System fonts as 
custom fonts, registering them with a different name in XEP.xml file.

Chris


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