# [XeTeX] Malayalam typesetting using XeLaTeX

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 00:19:32 CET 2013

2013/11/15 NMPOST7 <nmpost7 at gmail.com>:
> On 14/11/2013 23:42, NMPOST7 wrote:
>> On 14/11/2013 23:28, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>>> No, such command makes no sense. Just define the font as in my
>>> example. I repeat it below:
>>>
>>> \newfontfamily\malayalamfont[Script=Malayalam,Mapping=malayalamnumerals]{Rachana}
>>>
>> Thank you! That did the trick. even the hyphenation is solved!
>> Two things I need to do
>>
>> 1. update Rachana Font (the half letters are not rendered well, since I updated
>> to Mountain Lion
>>
>> 2. the manually entered number for e.g. \hfill{1} that number the verses. I can
>> probably define a counter here
> This has been solved. It works! I just had to remove the old command \textenglish{}
>
OK. I cannot help with the font, I am not a Mac user. I can only send
you the font I have in Linux but I am not sure whether it will work.
Mac has some special features...

> BR
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