[XeTeX] combining characters in isolation

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jul 11 20:44:15 CEST 2010

On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 02:35:08PM -0400, David Perry wrote:
> Andy Lin wrote:
> >You may be able to select the glyph directly by the glyph ID in the
> >font.
> That's a great suggestion; I would definitely try it if you have a
> tool that will show you what the glyph ID for the character you want
> is, since XeTeX provides that handy command \XeTeXglyphXXXX.

Put glyph IDs are very unportable, it will definitely not work across
fonts, and my be even between different versions of the same font.

I'd personally make it the very last resort, when everything else fails.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer

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