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Using Minion's footnotefigures within KOMA-classes

I really like to use the MinionPro package in my documents, which provides an option called footnotefigures that activates a special set of figures for footnotes. Unfortunately this option is not ...
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unscalable oldstyle numbers through \newfont with XeLaTeX (Minion)

In what is below, the \newfont command does not scale the numbers. I would like to know why. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures={Common}, Numbers={OldStyle}]{Minion ...
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What to do with derived font name longer than 29 characters? [closed]

When installing the MinionPro package from ctan I receive the following error after running the convert.sh script: Creating PostScript fonts ... warning: derived font name ...
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Installing MinionPro in TeX Live 2011

I am having great difficulty to install the font MinionPro in TeX Live 2011. I followed all the steps in the README file on CTAN, but I get the following error when compiling the text: Process ...
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How can I repair a Minion Pro font installation that lacks certain features?

I was overzealous in my installation of Minion Pro and accidentally installed metrics that I do not have. Specifically (it seems), I unzipped metrics-opticals.zip, when I shouldn't have. As a ...
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pdflatex/xelatex problems with MinionPro

I am successfully using package MinionPro for pdflatex. I would like to use it also in xelatex (the math part, actually), so that I can add opentype features to the main text font. However, I am ...
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MinionPro is not displaying Cyrillic (and other) characters

I am following the directions in the README at the CTAN entry for MinionPro. I am using the Minion Pro fonts from the Adobe Font Folio 11. I'm running a fully-updated TeX Live 2011 distribution on OS ...
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How to set-up LuaTeX, Microtype, with Minion Pro, Myriad Pro

Since recently I am using LuaLaTeX with the most recent beta version of Microtype, along with the fonts Minion Pro and Myriad Pro. In the manual of Microtype it says: Currently, this package ...
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Getting Started with Minion Pro, XeLaTeX and mathspec

I have just started using Minion Pro and mathspec for my work and now I have the following in my preamble: \usepackage[MnSymbol]{mathspec} \usepackage{xltxtra} ...
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Selecting main math font in LuaTeX?

I’d to set some fairly simple maths in Minion Pro (and potentially other system fonts), using LuaTeX.  I’d hoped that something like the following should work: \documentclass{minimal} ...
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Minion Math with unicode-math

This is a little bit off topic as it is not exactly related to TeX. I saw recently that Minion Math was updated to 1.020 which comes with math table support. Does any one had a chance to play with ...
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MinionPro: math accents on swash capitals

The MinionPro option swash makes \mathcal use Minion swash capitals. The position of math accents on swash capitals could use some adjustment (see below). For a single accent, applying \skew{6} ...
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Minion Pro and Monospace Font

This is more a typography question than a TeX one, but can anyone recommend me a good monospaced font that blends well with Minion Pro?
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MinionPro and beamer: figure selection

MinionPro package options for figure selection don't appear to work under beamer. I'd like text figures in text mode (textosf) and lining figures in math mode (mathlf). In the example below, the ...
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Ligatures not formed when using MinionPro with Inconsolata [closed]

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 ...
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minionpro: v and \nu in math mode

I have noticed that with Minion Pro font v and \nu are indistinguishable. Does anyone know a decent workaround to this? Somewhere in the web it was suggested to use \upsilon as a substitute for v. ...
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\openg in MinionPro (from Acrobat 9)

(This is an extension of question \ell in MinionPro, but sadly I can't add comments on S.E. yet.) Similar to the issue of using \ell in recent versions of MinionPro, which is solved by replacing ...
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Using MinionPro for the main font and Fontspec for the monospaced font

I am using Minion Pro for my document's main font and would like to use Consolas for my code listings. I know that I can set the monospace font using fontspec and setmonofont, but it seems I cannot ...
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Letterspacing, Minion Pro, and Tufte-LaTeX (problem with running header)

I'm trying to use Minion Pro with the Tufte-LaTeX class. Basically, I've got it working, but I have a problem with letterspacing the small caps for the running header. Rather than appearing in small ...
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chemfig and MinionPro problem

Well, this is rather minor, but \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{chemfig} \usepackage{MinionPro} \begin{document} Hello, World! \chemfig{*6(=N-*6(-N-=N)=--N-)} \end{document} produces ! ...
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Minion Pro activate small caps for greek

According to otfinfo, greek small capitals are supported in Minion Pro. otfinfo --script=grek -f MinionPro-Regular.otf ... smcp Small Capitals ... yet the following MWE \documentclass{article} ...
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License of the Minion Pro fonts that came with Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader comes bundled with an open type version of Minion Pro, Myriad Pro and some other fonts. What is the license status with these fonts? Can they be used freely?
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How do I get XeLaTeX to use the bold Minion Pro typeface for Greek characters?

I can't for the life of me get XeTeX to give me bold lowercase greek symbols, even though I have checked, e.g., in a word processor, that the font has a corresponding bold typeface with the greek ...
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Installing Minion Pro on Windows

I have been searching on the Internet but so far there is no guide that works for me. I tried the one from CTAN, but there I have to run commands, and install the LCDF Typetools (which aren't ...
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What I need to use extra symbols in MinionPro?

I've just installed MinionPro fonts for LaTeX, as it is written in the HowTo of the minionpro package. My font's version is "Version 2.030;PS 2.000;hotconv 1.0.51;makeotf.lib2.0.1867. Than, I tried to ...
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How come Minion is such a hassle to use in pdfLatex when Palatino isn't?

Palatino (or some copy of it) is very easy to use in pdfLatex -- just use package mathpazo and you're set to go. How come Minion doesn't have such an easy-to-use package? I tried to install it using ...
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the unthinkable: use of Metafont for greek minion letters in black board style

would it be possible to create our own greek letters in black board style from the Minion family using Metafont? It is just a matter of adding a vertical bar somewhere... Thanks
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XeLaTeX and stmaryrd

I'm using XeLaTeX and Minion Pro together with the \usepackage[MnSymbol]{mathspec} but I need the \llbracket and \rrbracket command from \usepackage{stmaryrd} package. Unfortunately, as such, I get a ...
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upright uppercase math letter with Minion and xelatex

just a quick question about Xelatex and Minion Pro. By default, uppercase letters as well as lowercase greek letters in math mode are italics. Can I get them upright by hand? So far, I am using: ...
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MinionPro on Mac OS X

Has anyone been able to install the MinionPro package on OS X? I usually install (and update) TeX Live through MacPorts and the first package I have ever found that wasn't already included is ...