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Subject: Re: unicode ligatures and interrupting markup
From: "Michael Kay mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 14:15:14 -0000
Re:  unicode ligatures and interrupting markup
Is this an XSL-FO question? Is it specific to a particular product?

Michael Kay

> On 16 May 2019, at 14:58, Pieter Lamers pieter.lamers@xxxxxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> For some Arabic text we need an underline to start (or end) halfway throuh a
word. The <u> markup for that is interrupting the characters and therefore
killing the required ligatures (writing variants of the characters). Would
anyone know a proper way around this? Example in Word (they know how to do
> [YYX'X2 Y>ZZ>[ X*Z>[[ ]
> Thanks,
> Pieter
> --
> Pieter Lamers
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