Re: Does OpenOffice 3.0 handle unicode?

From: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk (
Date: Mon Mar 23 2009 - 13:28:27 CST

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    On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 05:41, Javier SOLA <> wrote:

    >> OOo 3.0 does handle non-BMP characters under Linux for me.
    >> It ignores ligature tables in the font though, so complex scripts
    >> might have problems (unless some concrete scripts are special cased).
    > Supported complex scripts (most of them) and their ligatures are handled
    > correctly in OpenOffice by ICU.

    Ligatures in my script in PUA are ignored by OOo. They work fine in
    XeTeX (which uses ICU too) and Pango.

    It is possible that I made some errors with preparing the fonts.

    Marcin Kowalczyk

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