[XeTeX] XeTeX vertical text layout support (for Linux & win32 users)

Jjgod Jiang gzjjgod at gmail.com
Mon Jun 19 10:22:20 CEST 2006

Hi Jonathan,

2006/6/18, Jonathan Kew <jonathan_kew at sil.org>:
> With these changes to xetex and xdvipdfmx, I think it should be
> possible to do vertical-mode CJK on Linux etc using TrueType and
> OpenType fonts. As always, feedback is invited; I'd be interested to
> know how this works for people.

I've built rev 282 + patches and did some initial testing with 3 fonts:

·½ÕýÊéËÎ_GBK (FZShuSong_GBK),
Kozuka Mincho Pro-VI (freely provided by Adobe Reader)

Most characters works fine but punctations seems messed up.
(and papersize doesn't work now! ) I'll spend some time tracing the
code to where things went wrong. Please see my attachment for details.

(http://www.travelphrases.info/gallery/Fonts_ChineseTraditional.html provides
some information on where to find Chinese fonts for testing, if you haven't

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