CTAN package update: fontspec

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Sep 18 13:01:09 CEST 2011


the daemon witters more:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> 
> Name of contribution: fontspec
> Author's name: Will Robertson
> Author's email: will.robertson at latex-project.org
> Package version: v2.2a
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/fontspec/
> Summary description: Advanced font selection in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX
> License type: lppl
> 
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> This minor bug fix release addresses compatibility with other packages
> such as mathspec that use old fontspec internals.
> 
> This update does NOT address the current problem with polyglossia
> introduced with v2.2; to work around this yourself, please load
> xkeyval at the same time as you load polyglossia:
> 
>     \usepackage{xkeyval,polyglossia}
> 
> The advantage for fontspec with not loading xkeyval is to be able to
> load the package before \documentclass, which can be useful when
> compiling custom formats and preloading fonts.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/fontspec.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/unicode-math/

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team


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