How can I do the macro which will automatilcally choose font if compiles on Win (TNR font) or on Linux (Liberation for example). Using XeTex (TeXLive).

\setmainfont{Liberation Serif} %want to choose Liberation on Linux, TNR in Win
\newfontfamily\cyrillicfonttt[Script=Cyrillic, Scale=0.8]{Ubuntu-Light}
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    There seems to be a package ifplatform. I have not tried it but this is the first result I found on CTAN. – Artemis Jan 16 '17 at 15:41
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    Maybe you can "simply" put one of the fonts as fall back if the other does not exist, see tex.stackexchange.com/a/53448/36296 – user36296 Jan 16 '17 at 15:55
  • @Artemis great! very powerful macro, thank you for the answer – Vasya Pravdin Jan 16 '17 at 16:05
  • @samcarter thank you, sometimes the best way is simplest way . – Vasya Pravdin Jan 16 '17 at 16:06

As already stated in a comment there is a package called ifplatform which can solve this problem. It should work also for LuaLaTeX and pdfLaTeX, not just XeTeX.

Attention: Keep the warning from the documentation in mind, that all macros except \ifwindows do not work as expected unless --shell-escape is enabled.

For your example the solution would be best written as:

% Load Windows font here
% Load Non-Windows font here
  • Thank you! Because of my limited experience, I would have understood this much longer. – Vasya Pravdin Jan 17 '17 at 7:07

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