[XeTeX] Avoiding hyphenation before a combining diacritical mark

Aleksandar Zec zealeksanman at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 09:29:14 CET 2010

2010/11/16 Arthur Reutenauer <arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org>:
>> No, \XeTeXinputnormalization is not what I am looking for. In my
>> example, Greek language, alpha and combining acute are there just for
>> the sake of simplicity. In the real material, I have more complex
>> pairs that certainly do not have precomposed variants.
>  You should use XeTeX interchar token mechanism:
>        \XeTeXinterchartokenstate=1
>        \newXeTeXintercharclass\combiningchar
>        \XeTeXcharclass"0301=\combiningchar
>        \XeTeXinterchartoks 0 \combiningchar = {\penalty10000}
>  This works as expected on my machine.
>  Explanations later, gotta go.

Parfait! Thank you very much, this works. (Of course, I'm looking for
your explanation :) ...)

However...... This mechanism doesn't work if the input is combined
with Mapping and a corresponding teckit definition. Since this might
have been even a bug, I'll start a new thread.


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