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A long time ago i posted about an error I occur when trying to set the mainfont using xelatex and the fontspec package, specifically the bold/italic/bolditalic fonts.

My previous post from 2011 is posted here: old post

Basically it's impossible for me to set the boldfont and bolditalic fonts in this way:

\usepackage{fontspec}
\usepackage{xunicode}
\usepackage{xltxtra}
\usepackage{polyglossia}
\setmainlanguage{english}

\setmainfont[Path=C:/fonts/SabonNext/,
   BoldItalicFont=SabonNextLT-DemiItalic.otf,
   BoltFont      =SabonNextLT-Demi.otf,
   ItalicFont    =SabonNextLT-Italic.otf]
                 {SabonNextLT-Regular.otf} 

The problem is that the main font (SabonNextLT-Regular.otf) is recognized, however the bold/bolditalic/italic variants I try to define are not recognized. It gives me three errors of the time: the key 'fontspec'/BoltFont' is unknown and is being ignored

I'm almost certain that this is a bug in the fontspec package, but could someone be so kind and try to reproduce the error with your font of choice, so I know I'm right?

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closed as too localized by Speravir, Mico, Herbert, Werner, Kurt Mar 21 '13 at 20:41

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It looks like you have a typo: Change "Boltfont" to "Boldfont", and things should run smoothly. –  Mico Mar 21 '13 at 17:11
    
ah I'm sorry I made that type when reproducing the error. However, fixing this doesnt fix the error. I've contacted the fontspec people and hope they could help –  Timtico Mar 21 '13 at 20:46
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why is this question closed? It is very relevant since It is a known bug in the fontspec package, something the maintainer of the fontspec package –  Timtico Mar 21 '13 at 21:14
    
Have you checked the spelling of the font's filenames? On my system -- as well as on Linotype's online catalogue for the "Sabon Next" font family -- the file names that end in .otf have an extra "Pro" string, as in SabonNextLTPro-Regular.otf and SabonNextLTPro-Italic.otf, and those that end in .ttf contain an extra "Com" string but no "LT" string, as in SabonNextCom-Regular.ttf and SabonNextCom-DemiItalic.ttf. –  Mico Mar 21 '13 at 22:08
    
yes, I checked that. Were you able to reproduce the problem? –  Timtico Mar 22 '13 at 8:56

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