From: John Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 15 2003 - 14:48:51 EDT
At 08:08 AM 8/15/2003, Paul Nelson \(TYPOGRAPHY\) wrote:
> >I understood that ZWJ/ZWNJ followed by a combining mark gives a
> >combining sequence, which is not illegal but whose rendering is
> >- and which Uniscribe tends to render with a dotted circle.
>This is not a correct understanding. Uniscribe does not insert dotted
>circles based on the presence of ZWJ/ZWNJ.
Indeed. However, perhaps you can explain why
alef hatafsegol ZWNJ meteg
alef hatafsegol dotted-circle meteg
in Word 2002. Is this simply a Word bug/feature? The same sequence renders
correctly in Wordpad and Notepad, so I know that Uniscribe is not to blame.
I'd really like to understand why this happens.
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