[XeTeX] Converting from arabtex to arabxetex

Ron Aaron ron at ronware.org
Wed Aug 18 15:31:08 CEST 2010

On Wednesday 18 August 2010 15:55:55 Lomky wrote:
> Hello,
> I am attempting to make a Perl script that takes in Arabic text in code page
> 6 (just glancing at it, I see an ascii range of C7 to ED) and converts it
> out into Arabic script in a pdf document. 

The best course would be to convert the text first to UTF-8, which is what xetex understands.  You could do this in perl, or using 'iconv' or with an editor like "vim".

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