[XeTeX] a problem using XeTeX with a TrueType font

Ali Majdzadeh ali.majdzadeh at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 10:32:40 CET 2007

Hello Mostafa
I read your post. Just let me test the Nastaligh font on Linux. I will post
the results.

Best Regards

2007/11/28, Mostafa Vahedi <vahedi58 at yahoo.com>:
> I would like to know whether somebody is looking at this problem!?
> Mostafa
> *Mostafa Vahedi <vahedi58 at yahoo.com>* wrote:
> There is a free "TrueType Open" font called IranNastaliq.ttf that you can
> download
> from here: http://people.cs.uu.nl/vahedi/IranNastaliq.zip  (It contains
> the glyphs of
> the Right-to-Left languages Arabic and Persian, 490KB).
> I have no problem using this font with Notepad.exe in Microsoft Windows
> XP. But
> when I use it with XeTeX I face a small problem in ligature. You can see
> the
> output I got from XeTeX here: http://people.cs.uu.nl/vahedi/test.pdf (in
> PDF format
> 9KB) and the output from Notepad.exe here:
> http://people.cs.uu.nl/vahedi/word.jpg (in JPG format 2KB). As you see the
> glyphs are not connected together in the former case (and they should be
> connected like the later case). Is this a bug of the font or a bug of
> XeTeX?
> You can also see the TeX source file here:
> http://people.cs.uu.nl/vahedi/test.tex
> I am using XeTeX version 3.141592-2.2-0.997 that comes with MiKTeX
> 2.7-beta-5
> Best regards,
> Mostafa
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