[XeTeX] Reducing ligatures in arabxetex
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat Feb 18 19:51:43 CET 2012
On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 06:43:49PM +0000, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 18 Feb 2012, at 18:12, Juan Acevedo wrote:
> > Thanks for all the input, everybody.
> > Now turning back to arabxetex, I would like to use this specific
> > beautiful Arabic font, Amiri (v.0.101, downloadable here
> > http://www.amirifont.org/, with thanks to Khaled).
> > Trying to overrule with fontspec the default ligatures of the font,
> > I look up its OpenType features, and otfinfo gives me only one line:
> > mark Mark Positioning
> > But when I check the Fonts>Typography options in OSX TextEdit, there
> > are two!
> > Alternative Stylistic Sets
> > Character Alternates
> I don't know why otfinfo doesn't show you all the features you would expect, but...
By default otfinfo shows the features of “latn” scripts, and here it is
only “mark”. Passing “--script=arab” should show show features defined
for Arabic script.
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