[XeTeX] ArabXeTeX: Alif Maqsura

Edin Salkovic edin.salkovic at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 19:52:51 CET 2009

Hi all!

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 11:56 PM, Tilman Hannemann
<tilmanh at uni-bremen.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> This is another question regarding ArabXeTeX in "fullvoc"-mode and I
> am sure that this time no other package is involved. Please compare
> the output of the two test examples below. The first shows how
> ArabTeX renders a word with "alif maqsura", a special letter
> representing a long "a" vocal at the end of the word. In the second
> example, ArabXeTeX seems to interpret the alif maqsura as an ordinary
> letter, and since no vocal follows at the end of the word, it places
> a silent marker "sukkun" above it. This is not what it supposed to be
> – may I report this as a bug? Or did I miss something?

I'm on using MiKTeX on Windows with the newest packages, and in both
cases there's no sukun on the alif maqsura.


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