[XeTeX] Follow-up to previous mail about hyphenation

Yannis Haralambous yannis1962 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 11:02:37 CET 2021

Hi Bruno,

when I test it with the Amiri font I get the same result, and Amiri contains a glyph for the ^^^^200d character.

(I would have prepared a minimal plain TeX example with Amiri but I don't know neither how to load an OpenType font
in plain TeX nor how to change writing direction)

> Le 25 mars 2021 à 10:58, Bruno Le Floch <blflatex at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Hello Yannis,
> On 3/25/21 10:41 AM, Yannis Haralambous wrote:
>> This is XeTeX, Version 3.141592653-2.6-0.999993 (TeX Live 2021) (preloaded
>> format=plain)
>>  restricted \write18 enabled.
>> (./test.tex
>> Underfull \hbox (badness 10000) in paragraph at lines 6--6
>> *[] \tenrm blabla*
>> [1] )
>> (see the transcript file for additional information)
>> Output written on test.xdv (1 page, 236 bytes).
>> Transcript written on test.log.
>> which means that the pattern has not been applied.
> When running essentially your code, I get a missing character message.  So the
> issue here is simply that the box ends up reading "blabla", so the patterns
> involving ^^^^200D are not relevant.  Naively I would expect the pattern to work
> correctly if your font has this character.
> Missing character: There is no ‍<U+200D> in font cmr10!
> Best regards,
> Bruno

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