[XeTeX] Usage problem

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Thu Nov 22 13:30:52 CET 2007

On 22 Nov 2007, at 12:12 pm, Ali Majdzadeh wrote:

> Hello Otared
> Thanks a lot. The problem solved, but the graphemes are separated,  
> I mean, each word is printed with separated graphemes. Any ideas? I  
> also tested Scheherazade arabic font from the following address:
> http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php? 
> site_id=nrsi&item_id=ArabicFonts_Download
> But the problem still remains.

For an OpenType Arabic font such as Scheherazade, you need to specify  
the proper script behavior, otherwise the OpenType engine doesn't  
know which features to apply:

\TeXXeTstate = 1
\font\farsi = "Scheherazade:script=arab" at 18pt
....your persian text goes here....



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