[XeTeX] Numerals in Right-to-Left

Christopher Creutzig christopher at creutzig.de
Thu Nov 18 10:50:29 CET 2004

Hans Hagen wrote:

> actually this kind of features should be built in, kind of:
> \xetexdigitbase=<number>
> \def\arabicnumber  {\xetexdigitbase"0660\relax}
> \def\persiannumber {\xetexdigitbase"06F0\relax}

  Perhaps \font\arabfont="Geeza Pro:mapping=arabicnumers" and 
\font\persianfont="Geeza Pro:mapping=persiannumbers"?  (Can mappings be 
nested, to additionally include the tex-text mapping for --- etc.?)

	Christopher Creutzig

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