[XeTeX] Sanskrit hyphenation

Yves Codet ycodet at club-internet.fr
Tue Apr 5 18:34:27 CEST 2005

Le 5 avr. 05, à 18:02, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> If there's no BOM at the start of the file, you might need to 
> explicitly select the encoding rather than allowing it to guess. You 
> can do this if you use the Open dialog, I think.

I thought the text editor would add it. Is it not mandatory?

> Sure sounds like something is missing from the AAT tables in that 
> font, then. In which case, I don't expect it'll work right in XeTeX 
> either. (Unlike your OpenType font, which doesn't work in the editors 
> that don't have OT support, but does work in XeTeX provided the right 
> shaping engine [script] is specified.)

I hadn't payed attention to that, but you're right, it doesn't work in 
XeTeX either. So I have a missing advanced feature report to send to 

> Welcome to the wonderful world of multiple font and rendering 
> technologies!

There are so many advantages, one can bear a few temporary flaws.

Best wishes,


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