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Just can’t get used to em dashes in English typography …


May
11
comment How to autorotate pdflscape landscape pages when n-upping
Thanks. However, this doesn't behave any differently than my command line for me. It doesn't rotate individual pages.
May
11
asked How to autorotate pdflscape landscape pages when n-upping
Apr
30
revised How to fill whole page with psframe in a0poster?
Sorry, I know you're not supposed to fix mere typos but this irritated the hell out of me.
Apr
28
comment What can't TeX do?
@Yuji Sometimes I believe the apocalypse is coming for us in the form of bad typography. In that case, who knows. But since it's actually more likely to be some form of environmental destruction that's going to get us into trouble, I believe you are right and TeX can't do much to help.
Apr
28
revised What can't TeX do?
forgot important example
Apr
28
revised How to diagonally divide a table cell … properly?
sometimes my English fails me in strange ways
Apr
28
revised Is the filename of an image preserved in the final PDF?
fixed grammar
Apr
28
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
let us continue this discussion in chat
Apr
28
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
Had to go to bed after 3h but I had gotten it to work without help ... "work" as in "it compiles without errors". But apparently the selection of unicode math fonts is still very limited and there's nothing that I can see going well together with Optima (as the type 1 Iwona Math does). I remember now that actually the problem last time that screwed up my math was using LuaLaTeX without unicode-math so I need it but at the same time there just aren't many options outside the serif realm :/
Apr
27
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
I should probably do that ;) With the amount of packages I'm using, a MWE can take anything between 2 minutes and an hour to make ... okok, I'll get to it. Here's to hoping for a quick one.
Apr
27
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
Oh it's been a while. I just tried to compile my document with the TeXLive 2013 lualatex though and it doesn't even compile anymore :/ Some problem in amsthm apparently. Anyway, yes URW Classico is the free clone of Optima but Zapf was somehow still personally involved (that's why I said I didn't want to argue with him earlier ;) and it inherits its lack of . I've been fighting the urge to just shell out a couple hundred bucks and buy Optima Nova for years but that would rely on LuaLaTeX working flawlessly with my document.
Apr
27
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
It's a perfect solution but unfortunately I at some point gave up on LuaLaTeX for this particular document because it inflicted terrible mayhem on my math. More precisely, unicode-math did IIRC.
Apr
27
accepted Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
Apr
27
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
@egreg They used to be in TeXLive but these days you'll have to getnonfreefonts-sys classico micahyi.blogspot.de/2012/05/…
Apr
27
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
@egreg Ok, did that but the result is much the same. Still no 146 or 257.
Apr
27
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
On a related note, this answer tex.stackexchange.com/a/3279/13450 by @GeoffreyJones seems to indicate that -- ligature or not -- this odd splitting of the f from the might be a feature as in "intended by the font designer". Who were I to argue with Mr Zapf in that case.
Apr
27
comment Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
@egreg Your answer should help but when I generate a uopb8r.pl, neither 146 (octal code for f) nor 257 () are anywhere to be found. Which is odd because the above example clearly shows that some ligaturing involving the letter "f" is going on and an "ff" ligature doesn't seem to be part of the font according to fontforge.
Apr
27
asked Suppress 2-letter ligature when 3-letter ligature would apply
Apr
26
comment babel problems: “Unknown option `danish'”
@HeikoOberdiek While you might be right in that the solution could be the same, "Unknown option `danish'" as a possible duplicate of "Unknown option `francais'" sounds geographically and culturally wrong ;)
Apr
23
comment About font and designs
XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX of course.