Re: combining characters using ZWJ

From: Andrew West (
Date: Sat Jan 28 2006 - 05:35:06 CST

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    On 27/01/06, James Kass <> wrote:
    > > How can I force 'a' and 'e' to get combined so that it is displayed as the
    > > ligature 'ae'? The ZWJ doesn't work here??
    > It does work here. Success depends on the operating system, the application,
    > and the font.
    > "a" + ZWJ + "e" displays as the "ae ligature" here in BabelPad on Windows XP
    > using the default font.

    The default font (on first use of BabelPad) is Tahoma, which does not
    give an ae ligature for a-ZWJ-e. Code2000 is the only font on my
    system with which you can select an ae ligature using ZWJ.


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