[Tugindia] can't get the matra's going with devnagri.sty

E. Krishnan ekmath at asianetindia.com
Tue Mar 29 03:29:55 CEST 2005

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005, Alexander Nervedi wrote:

> I just downloaded the devnagri.sty and Udn.fd and am trying to run in 
> MikTex.
>     % Sample LaTeX input file
>     \documentclass{article}
>     \usepackage[hindi]{devnagri}
>     \begin{document}
>     {\dn acchaa}
>     \end{document}
>     once compiled i have fully readble pdf file but the word is not a 
> "a" + half "ch" + "chha" + "a ki matra" but is rather 
> .."a" + "ch" + "ch" +"ha" + "a" + "a".

I have seen this kind of thing happening with the "dev" package, if you 
directly try to run latex (or pdflatex) on your source, without 
preprocessing it first. Try naming your source with a "dn" extension, 
run the "devnag" preprocessor to get a file with "tex" extension and then 
try pdflatex.   


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