[XeTeX] Diacritics on ligature components

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 18 12:18:21 CET 2009

On 18 Mar 2009, at 11:07, Peter Baker wrote:

> Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> It sounds like you didn't tell your GSUB ligature lookup to ignore
>> marks.
> That is precisely it. I feel stupid. So e<acute>n<macron> is the way  
> the
> text should look.

Yes, definitely. "en<acute><macron>" would mean something quite  
different; it should have both the acute and macron stacked* above the  
"n" component.


*Of course, for stacked diacritics to work, you'll want to add Mark-to- 
Mark Positioning (feature 'mkmk') as well.

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