[Tugindia] TeX and Malayalam poetry
sebinajacob at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 08:33:58 CEST 2013
First of all, congratulations for the work. the tiddly version is
I have a few doubts. I am a n00b and don't take me wrong. Here it goes:
1. Are the fonts embedded in these three formats?
2. As you may be aware, epub will not work in a kindle which uses some
proprietary formats like .mobi and .azw Though pdf works there, the size
difference between the breadth of the pdf and that of the kindle display
make it difficult to read if the pdf is of image format. I downloaded the
pdf you have provided and tried in my kindle. Its almost impossible to
read. So my query is that, whether it is possible to provide a textual pdf
with font embedded, that works in kindle? Using textual format in pdf is
possible for English. But they do not support Malayalam unicode fonts. Is
there a way to circumvent this limitation?
3. Can I get trained in using xetex for malayalam? I mean, is there any
facility likewise, available here? I stay in Thiruvananthapuram. Though I
have xetex and kile installed in my system that runs a kde distro, chakra
gnu/linux, the compilation fails in rendering properly. How can it be
4. Can i have a look at the source file, you have created?
Sebin Abraham Jacob
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