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Some more exotic glyph-related IDML import issues

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Hi there,

as a follow-up of my investigation into unencoded glyphs, here are some additional observations. There is an IDML (XML) context that isn’t still interpreted correctly. This is the original Indesign text frame containing some glyphs from Cambria Math and the IDML export (CS 5.5):



As you can see, I am using the standard phi (Unicode 03C6) from the Greek and Coptic block and phi salt (the common stylistic alternate). The IDML (XML) context for the latter one is:


Publisher doesn’t interpret this context correctly, but displays the standard phi, not the stylistic alternate:


Indesign reimports the file correctly. Please have a look! :)


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This issue isn’t confined to stylistic alternates. The quoted IDML context seems to be more widely used. I was just reviewing some fonts and documents, and I noticed that with some older fonts, there are also other OpenType features encoded this way during IDML export, for instance, the sups feature:


The superior k is incorrectly rendered as a standard lowercase k in Publisher. Maybe this IDML context is some sort of fallback (old Cambria font). I have no idea. :/

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