Ligatures in the text
kornel at lyx.org
Thu Oct 22 17:59:01 UTC 2020
Am Thu, 22 Oct 2020 19:47:41 +0200
schrieb Andreas Plihal <a.plihal at gmx.at>:
> Dear JMarc,
> I was quite suprised too. I have enclosed this mail a MWE: I see there are no
> ligatures, no matter if I use
> • Adobe Acrobat Reader
> • GIMP
> • Firefox
> • Edge
> • Chrome
> • ...
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 22. Oktober 2020 um 12:56 Uhr
> Von: "Jean-Marc Lasgouttes" <lasgouttes at lyx.org>
> An: "Andreas Plihal" <a.plihal at gmx.at>, lyx-users at lists.lyx.org
> Betreff: Re: Ligatures in the text
> Le 21/10/2020 à 17:54, Andreas Plihal a écrit :
> > Dear community,
> > I'm producing a KOMA-script-book with LyX (V 22.214.171.124, on Windows 10) and
> > want create ligatures. The LyX-documentation says:
> Dear Andreas,
> If you are talking about the basic ff, fi, etc. ligatures, I am
> surprised that you do not get them automatically. If so, could you send
> a short example file that shows the issue?
> For more complicated font-related, as Rich said, it is necessary to use
> some explicit LaTeX commands.
> > /It is a typesetting practice to contract certain letters and print them
> > like one. /
> > /These combinations are called ligatures. Since LaTeX knows ligatures,
> > your documents written with LyX will have them too. /
> > My document has it not!
> > /Here are the possible ligatures ... But sometimes you don't want
> > ligatures in a word .../
> > And then it is explained the contrary: how to prevent ligatures in the text.
> > Please, could you help me in that case?
> > Cheers
> > Andreas
Setting the font to DejaVu (instead of Palatino) shows the ligatures.
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