[XeTeX] OT: scripts, glyphs and Cocoa text editing

musa furber musaf at runbox.com
Wed Nov 9 07:05:08 CET 2005

On Nov 8, 2005, at 8:41 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> [...]
>> Can anyone suggest a workaround, short of removing Lotus, editing  
>> Geeza, or making Al Bayan my default font? None of these solutions  
>> are ideal.
> I'm familiar with the behavior, but don't have a good workaround to  
> suggest - though a font manager utility that allows you to easily  
> activate/deactivate Lotus might be helpful.

I tried this. I don't think it is an acceptable long term solution  
for full-time Arabic editing.

Do you know if there are similar problems in with other scripts?

> Maybe a Cocoa developer out there would like to provide an add-in  
> for the text system that gives better control over font fallback  
> selection - any volunteers? :)

I don't even know what that means.

Is something like Mellel's option for a primary font and a secondary  
font possible to implement on top of the existing Cocoa classes that  
TeXShop uses?


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