[texhax] Problem with accented characters in Opensans font

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Sat Aug 11 14:47:40 CEST 2018

I suppose it would be disingenuous of me to ask why, if the encoding is known as "T1" in LaTeX (or even in latex [sic]), why the font name ends in "t1" rather than "T1" ...
Philip Taylor
David Carlisle wrote:
>> OpenSans-CondLight-t1
> the t1 there is a reference to the 8bit font encoding known as T1 in latex.
> As you are choosing to use macros written before there were fonts with
> more than 127 characters
> the  \' and similar macros in plain tex only work for the original
> 7-bit Tex encoding known as OT1
> in latex, so the simplest thing to do would be to load
> OpenSans-CondLight-ot1
> instead.
> David

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