[XeTeX] Colored Arabic in Tables

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Mar 11 20:50:48 CET 2009

Am Wed, 11 Mar 2009 19:16:10 +0100 schrieb Tilman Hannemann:

>> A simplified test that you could perform better than me is to use
>> only the bidi package and use other ways for this vocalisation, if
>> they exist. Does tabularx perform without the arabxetex package used
>> or loaded the same? (It seems so.) <- No.

> I have tested this and, just for the records, it is quite obvious  
> that arabxetex causes in some way the problems. With plain utf8 input  
> inside tabularx it is possible to change color attributes without any  
> side effect.

arabxetex use \addfontfeature to switch between novoc/fullvoc, and
your color command uses this too. 

tabularx does some quite complicated processing of the tabular body
and my guess is that this confuse the font declarations. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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