[XeTeX] cannot produce labels with non-Latin text when using asymptote with polyglossia, and xelatex

Kamal Abdali k.abdali at acm.org
Sat May 18 05:01:21 CEST 2013

Thanks, Khalid. In the example in which Arthur pointed out my error, the
label was not part of a math formula. But in some other figures, the labels
do indeed have a little math. I tried your suggestion in one of these, and
it worked. Again I appreciate the prompt solutions.


On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 9:33 PM, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> wrote:

> On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 12:42:05AM +0100, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
> > > //label("$\texturdu{ابجد}$",A,S); // program fails when this line is
> uncommented
> >
> >   Why on Earth do you want to type the label text in math mode?  Just
> > remove the dollar signs and you'll be fine.
> Because it is part of larger math formula in this is just a MWE?
> If math mode is really desired, then wrapping \texturdu in an \hbox or
> amsmath's \text should do the trick.
> Regards,
> Khaled
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