# [XeTeX] Script specific digits

Musa Furber musaf at runbox.com
Mon Apr 18 10:55:09 CEST 2005

```On Apr 18, 2005, at 10:35 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> On 18 Apr 2005, at 3:03 am, Musa Furber wrote:
>
>>
>> Which brings up a question: can XeTeX and Fontspec allow multiple
>
> No. Just one mapping (.tec file) can be associated with any given
> \font.
>
>>  or would I need to use tex-text as a base?
>
> You could; though I wouldn't have thought there's much reason to do
> this, as the mappings in tex-text are intended to support some of the
> conventions used in Latin-script TeX: ---, ``, etc. Not much point in
> associating those mappings with an Arabic font, IMO.

True. Since it can be set on the fly throughout the document, there
really isn't much point to it.

I tried the mapping you sent; it worked perfectly the first try. Now
I'm one step closer to an Arabic document class.

Regards,
Musa

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