[XeTeX] How to print a variation selectors?

Janusz S. Bień jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl
Sun Oct 16 17:56:51 CEST 2022

On Sun, Oct 16 2022 at 17:40 +02, Janusz S. Bień wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14 2022 at  8:16 +02, Janusz S. Bień wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I just noticed, to my pleasant surprise, that my Emacs renders VS1 with
>> the glyph used in the standard; the glyph is taken from Noto Sans
>> Manichaean Regular (no idea why Emacs selected just this very font).
>> Actually I was looking for a font which contains glyphs for variation
>> selectors, so I tried to print it. As this did not work, I tried check
>> whether the VS1 works in the intended context, i.e. with e.g. MANICHAEAN
>> LETTER DALETH, and I am quite confused --- sometimes it works and
>> sometimes it doesn't.
>> Please have a look at the enclosed examples. I will appreciate very much
>> your comments.
> I just noticed that in the list archive the first attachment looks
> strange, so I repeat it inline:

Unfortunately it doesn't help. So here is just plain text:

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\setmainfont{Noto Sans Manichaean}


\char"10AC5 ︀






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> Regards

Janusz S. Bien
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