[Scribus] Ligatures and "Expert Fonts" again

Craig Bradney cbradney
Thu Sep 22 09:54:11 CEST 2005

On Thursday 22 September 2005 09:14, Suki Venkat, [TnQ] wrote:
> Hi,
> There is a very nice Mac OS 10.3/4 port of LaTeX/TeX which does OpenType
> fonts very well known as the XeTeX. I have tested it for Indic and
> Chinese langauges, it does work very well. The nice thing about it is
> that it takes the fonts installed in the system. I have not tested it
> for OpenType ligature features, but I suppose it works very well. It
> basically uses the Mac font engine and may be available soon on
> Pentium...
> Both OpenOffice and Scribus still lacks proper Indic/Chinese langauge
> support. The story editor in Scribus does it correctly but output
> doesn't do the glyph substitutions required in Indic langauges (1.3.1cvs
> 22 August 2005 build). Color Management and PDF features in Scribus is
> better I suppose than XeTeX.

Look to our non latin announcement from ages ago on www.scribus.net.

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