[OS X TeX] TeXshop, non european fonts and XeTeX

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed May 11 17:04:46 CEST 2005

On 5/11/05 9:45 AM, "Roberto Avanzi" <Roberto.Avanzi at ruhr-uni-bochum.de>

> Dear All
> I am using TeXShop 1.39 under OS X 10.3.9 and with the
> latest gwTeX packages.
> I just installed XeTeX 0.94, solved the ``usual'' problem
> of the XeLaTeX format missing, and tried to open a few
> examples.  I set the default encoding in the TeXShop
> editor to be UTF-8, then I opened a few of the sample files.
> However, I do not seem able to view the files correctly,
> I always see strange characters in lieu of the arabic,
> chinese, hindi, etc, fonts
> http://harmoniae.com/doge/arabic_tex.png
> Of course they compile correctly and I see arabic text
> in the pdf output.
> what should I do in order to view (and edit) the international
> characters with the TeXshop editor?
> Roberto


I may just be guessing here but what is the display font you are using? You
may have to pick one that has the complete character set you need. That
would be in the Preferences, on the same tab as the input encoding default.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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