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Lars Hellström <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 26 Sep 2000 17:49:51 +0200
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At 16.34 +0200 2000-09-26, Hans Aberg wrote:
>I figure the following is not a LaTeX bug, but a problem in a tfm file or
>something, but I report it anyhow here:
tex-fonts or latex-bugs would probably have been more appropriate.

>I have noticed that when using Zapf Chancery (pzcmi8r), then diacritical
>marks on the letters A a O o does not work. In earlier LaTeX, I recall, if
>I used say \AA, I got an A with a misplaced circle above it (misplaced
>because old TeX used to produce it composing the letter A and a circle
>above it, which goes out of alignment if say the font is slanted). Now, in
>latest LaTeX, it produces just the letter A, as does
>\usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} and typing the letter directly.

What encoding are you using (i.e., what is the value of \cf@encoding)? If
it is OT1 then this is what should happen, as the slots for dieresis and
ring in OT1 are empty in the 8r encoding.

Lars Hellström