[NTG-context] new upload

Richard Mahoney rmahoney at indica-et-buddhica.org
Sat Jan 22 08:37:22 CET 2022


Kauśika,

I've been following this thread and the related critical edition
thread
with some interest. I'm wondering, how have you found the new
input/translation method with "Shobhika Regular," a font a few of us
might be keen to use?


Best, Richard



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-----Original Message-----
From: kauśika via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl>
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To: Hans Hagen via ntg-context <ntg-context at ntg.nl>
Cc: kauśika <citturs at gmail.com>, Aditya Mahajan via ntg-context
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Subject: Re: [NTG-context] new upload
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 12:51:51 +0530
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On Saturday, January 22, 2022 11:36:57 AM IST Aditya Mahajan via ntg-
context 
wrote:
> I finally thought that I'd try out how typesetting Hindi works with
> ConTeXt,
> but I don't get the correct output.
> 
> Input: आदित्य (See complete attached file)
> 
> Output: See attached.
> 
> Note that ि  "vowel sign I" should be attached to  द "letter  da"
> but it is
> attached to  य "letter ya". Do I need to enable a particular
> feature?

Unfortunately some fonts don't work properly in ConTeXt. Noto Sans
Devanagari 
is one of them. The accompanying serif font (Noto Serif Devanagari)
works just 
fine (mostly, there are problems with that as well). 

In this specific case, there does not seem to be any fix (at least
that I could 
find).

I am trying to test many fonts and come up with a list of fonts which
work, 
partially work, don't work, etc. and fixes wherever possible.

kauśika


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