I want to create a table for comparing TeX's typography with that of (approximated) other document solutions. I'd like to turn off all TeXnical enhancements for a single column of text—no ligatures, ...
I am just learning LATEX. Have been wanting to for years, doing quite well (at 60) and many years of programming are making it a joy! I am using fontspec to load some fonts directly from a ...
I'm playing around with biblatex at the moment. It works nice, but there is a problem with a translation of "Ed." (edition) to "Aufl." (Auflage). The translation is correct but it has a wrong ligature ...
Ligature suppression algorithm fails if the word in question contains an Umlaut (dieresis) before the ligature
This is a follow-up posting prompted by Taco Hoekwater's recent excellent answer to a question I posed a few months ago. It concerns the use of the ligature suppression algorithm for words (mainly, ...
My university name is "FJFI", with e-mail/web addresses containing lowercase "fjfi". Then "fi" gets ligatured whereas "fj" does not, and the result looks a bit strange. My question is, which ...
[Update: It's been pointed out that my question(s) here weren't clear (or were too hidden). So I inserted red stars at the points where the questions appear.] In The TeX Book, D.E.K. gives "shelfful" ...
Any suggestions/requests for features for a new package that allows disabling ligatures for (pre)selected words?
I'm starting to put together a LaTeX package, which I hope to distribute broadly, that provides lualatex code to disable ligation of character pairs and triplets for selected words (globally within ...
One of the major attractions -- for me at least -- of typesetting my papers in (La)TeX is its automated and fully transparent use of typographic ligatures. However, as Knuth pointed out in the ...