[XeTeX] XeTeX, Persian, Page Numbers, Footnote Numbers

Ali Majdzadeh ali.majdzadeh at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 12:50:36 CET 2007

Take a look at what Mostafa has written. But, as an ansewr, I should say,
'Yes'. Persian digits are written from left to right and are displayed
exaclty as Arabic digits. Of course, their code range in the Unicode is
different from Arabic digits.


2007/11/28, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com>:
> Le 28 nov. 07 à 12:15, Ali Majdzadeh a écrit :
> > By the way, Persian numbers are axactly the same as Arabic.
> Depends on what you mean by "arabic", I guess.
> What's called arabic numbers in Europe (where I live) are 0, 1, 2, 3,
> etc. But a friend of mine who spent one year in Syria showed me what
> the numbers used there are, and these are completely different
> numbers. So I really wonder what the term "arabic" used in Europe for
> 0, 1, 2, etc. refers to. That's why I spoke of "so-called "arabic"" in
> my message for these numbers.
> Now, if I interpret your message correctly, you mean Persian numbers
> are the same as those used in Syria, for example?
> Bruno
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