I'm writing a document with the MinionPro font from Adobe using fontspec and XeLaTeX. Here is my MWE:




    Y'en \\
    l'ensemble \\


As you can see, in the first line, the space between Y and en is correct. Just above, l and ensemble are way too close between each other. It is even worst with a capital L. I can manage that with a \hspace, but is it a better, and more automatic way to handle this ?

For comparison, here is how it looks with the LaTeX default font:

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  • @UlrikeFischer For some reason, solutions found in theses links work in my MWE, but not in my report. Anyway I will look around with this. Thank you.
    – Nakrule
    Mar 6, 2018 at 9:22
  • @Nakrule "For some reason, solutions found in th..." this is exactly what happened to me today. Totally other issue, but same symptom: solution works with MWE, but not in main document. The problem is elsewhere, and I am weary of looking for it...
    – thymaro
    Mar 7, 2018 at 17:24


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