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Bugs in Quark XPress 8 Windows?

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Arno Enslin's picture
Joined: 30 Jun 2009 - 3:48am
Bugs in Quark XPress 8 Windows?

May it be, that there is the following bug in Quark XPress 8 (Windows)?:

If an OT feature contains the language statement "language DEU;", Quark XPress ignores all the following features. The feature itself (the one, that contains the language statement "language DEU;") works.

In this case the font was built with FontLab and did contain one languagesystem statement only, namely "languagesystem latn dflt;". (More to the point, that’s the default statement of FontLab, isn’t it?)

And I think, there is another bug:

If a feature file contains the statement "languagesystem DFLT dflt;" only (font built with MakeOTF [AFDKO]), but not the statement "languagesystem latn dflt;", none of the features work, at least not in German.

Oh, maybe another bug:

Quark XPress seems to dislike substituting spaces in features. Example: While "sub space x space by x;" would not work, "sub slash x slash by x;" works as intended.

Can anyone verify one or more of these bugs?