From: Eric Muller (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Aug 24 2005 - 13:06:07 CDT
Bruno Lowagie wrote:
>> Finally there is a small typo in the pdf file for Hindi Language : the
>> "i" in shanti has been a bit misplaced. (the glyph for i : U+093F
>> should occur before the code for t. )
> Is it right in the txt?
> The PDF adds the glyphs in the same order as they have in the txt.
> But some glyphs have no width (for instance the vowels in Arabic).
> Could it be a problem with arialuni.ttf ?
You want to read carefully section 2.2 of the Unicode standard, and in
particular the "characters, not glyphs" subsection, and look at figure
2.4 (see <http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch02.pdf>).
The short answer is that in general, it takes work to go from characters
to glyphs and apparently iText does not do all the necessary work.
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