[XeTeX] combining characters in isolation
pomax at nihongoresources.com
Mon Jul 12 19:58:20 CEST 2010
> If I do
> it works fine; I don't get the dashed circle. In fact the space
> character doesn't even have to be inside the scope of the script.
> But if I do
> I get the dashed circle. So apparently setting the script makes it
> pay attention to whether there is a Bengali base character for the
> combining character to combine with. But not specifying the script
> causes other problems, namely the combining characters don't combine
> correctly with a Bengali base character when there is one (which of
> course is most of the time).
> Guess I could fix my original problem without breaking the output and
> without making the XML non-portable by modifying our code that tags
> Bengali text during the conversion from XML to XeLaTeX...
Luckily this is a far simpler problem than the original one! Simply
define two fonts to be used:
Then use the first only for your script-illustration tables, and the
second as blanket font for your Bengali text.
- Mike "Pomax" Kamermans
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