[XeTeX] Trouble with displaying word containing 3 conjunct consonants in Devanagari

Ravi Parimi rparimi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 17:53:28 CEST 2009

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 6:54 AM, Robert Zydenbos <indoxetex at go4more.de> wrote:
> I'm a bit surprised that this matter has caused such difficulties (sorry
> that I was away on holidays, otherwise I would have responded earlier). Just
> now I have tested Devanagari MT on my Mac OSX 10.5.8 (on a PowerMac G5) with
> TeXLive 2008, and everything comes out just fine (see attachments):
> \documentclass[11pt]{article}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \setmainfont[RawFeature={Conjuncts=Additional Conjuncts}]{Devanagari MT}
> \pagestyle{empty}
> \begin{document}
> गङ्गा अङ्कः वाङ्मयं सङ्ख्या
> उक्त्रं
> \end{document}
> Could the difference be because I am using TeXShop as a front end?

Thanks for taking a look Robert. I am running TexShop version 2.26 and
it seems to be the latest that's available. I have no troubles
displaying the conjuncts you tried out in the attached nagari-bis.tex.
Can you let me know how सङ्ख्ये appears in your pdf?

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