[NTG-context] XML Export: Suppressing Presentation Forms in Arabic Script Fonts

Hamid,Idris Idris.Hamid at ColoState.EDU
Wed Jun 19 13:59:05 CEST 2019


Dear gang,

Just documented the following in the wiki:

https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Export#Suppressing_Presentation_Forms_in_Arabic_Script_Fonts

For those who use certain commercial Arabic-script fonts with XML export:  
In the course of ConTeXt processing, many standard codepoints from the  
U+600 block are substituted with those from a subset of Presentation Forms  
B, which breaks the input in critical ways.

Many thanks to Hans for pointing out this simple way to solve the issue.  
For details, see the link above.

Best wishes
Idris
-- 
Idris Samawi Hamid, Professor
Department of Philosophy
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80512


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