[XeTeX] Scheherazade not rendering properly with XeTeX

Petr Tomasek tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Wed Sep 9 06:24:09 CEST 2009

On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 03:44:02PM +0430, Adam Baker wrote:
> Hello,
> I am having trouble with a simple XeTeX document. When I run XeTeX
> with the input below, I get a fine-looking line of connected Arabic.
> If I change the commented line to select Scheherezade instead of
> Lateef, the output I get includes a bunch of unconnected Arabic
> letters, spaced closely together, with many glyphs different from my
> (nonsensical) input. This is on Windows Vista, with both Scheherezade
> and Lateef copied directly from their zip files into C:\Windows\Fonts
> Any help appreciated. Thanks,
> Adam
> % begin file
> %\font\sch="Scheherazade:script=arab" at 20pt
> \font\sch="Lateef:script=arab" at 20pt
> \sch
> ربیبلیبلیبل
> \vfill\eject\bye
> % end file

Works for me OK. (I'm using Linux, XeTeX 0.999.7)
What version of XeTeX do you use?


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