Re: Arabic letters separated by markup

Date: Wed Jun 15 2005 - 04:33:10 CDT

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    On 14/06/2005 19:37:47 John Hudson wrote:

    >Take MS Word for example. You can make selections
    >at the character level and apply colour
    >to the glyphs that represent the selected
    >characters. ...
    >So a 'ligature-like' typeform that is actually
    >composed of two glyphs, each representing
    >one underlying character, should not pose
    >a problem for colouring of the individual
    >component characters, because although
    >it *looks* like a ligature it is not different from
    >any other sequence of two glyphs representing
    >two characters. ...
    >I don't have a test font that handles the lam_alif
    >typeform in this way,

    For one that does, try the OpenType fonts at In Word 2003, you can independently
    color the lam and the alef of lam-alef


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