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I use Minion in a document via the MinionPro package, and now I want to use Inconsolata for, amongst other things, code listings. When I include the fontenc package with the T1 option for Inconsolata, ligatures for “fi”, “fl”, etc. appear as separate characters in Minion. If I don’t use fontenc, I can see the ligatures, but some characters like “>” are not displayed in my code listings in Inconsolata.

Any idea what I could try? I use pdfTeX 3.1415926-1.40.10-2.2 from TeX Live on an Ubuntu system.

A small example:


Please save the following to a file:

#include <stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
    if (argc > 1)
        printf("No parameters.\n");


If I remove the fontenc package line, the > disappears in the output, but I get the “fi” ligature in “file”; as is, I get the >, but separate characters for “fi”.

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I can't reproduce this. Please add a minimal working example (MWE) that illustrates your problem. –  Lev Bishop Jul 17 '11 at 0:48
@lev Hope the example is enough. –  WHK Jul 17 '11 at 9:29
As far as I can see, it seems that switching to LY1 encoding works well. –  WHK Jul 17 '11 at 10:02
The fi ligature shows up correctly for me when I compile your MWE. –  Michael Ummels Jul 17 '11 at 14:13
Your MWE works for me, so it must be something with your installation. When you compile your MWE do you get any errors like pdfTeX warning: pdflatex (file base-MinionPro-ab.enc): cannot open encoding file for reading? –  Lev Bishop Jul 17 '11 at 14:45
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closed as too localized by Joseph Wright Sep 4 '11 at 11:10

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