[XeTeX] Egyptian hieroglyphs in XeTeX

Apostolos Syropoulos asyropoulos at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 25 13:04:40 CEST 2009

> 1. You'll need a font with the hieroglyphs at the appropriate Unicode 
> codepoints.  (I'm assuming the font you already have is not Unicode-based.)  
According to http://www.unicode.org/charts/ there are no Unicode code points
for Egyptian Hieroglyphs. However, according to 


"Basic Egyptian  Hieroglyphs will be published with Unicode 5.2 (expected October  2009)."

Thus, it is almost impossible or at least very difficult to find such a font.



Apostolos Syropoulos
Xanthi, Greece


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