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CTAN update: arabxetex

Date: September 3, 2015 7:29:08 PM CEST
François Charette submitted an update to the arabxetex package. Version number: 1.2.0 License type: lppl Summary description: An ArabTeX-like interface for XeLaTeX Announcement text:
After 5 years of inactivity, this is release 1.2.0 of ArabXeTeX. Changes from version 1.1.4 include: - Fix problem with plain footnotes (http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/223081/arabxetex-and-footnote) - Remove obsolete and superfluous parts from documentation - Default Arabic font is now Amiri instead of Scheherazade and Amiri is also used in the documentation. - Include a pull request from Khaled Hosny: * Improves the documentation and notably clears up the confusion around U+FDF2. Consequently the options fdf2alif and fdf2noalif are now DEPRECATED, as well as the commands \SetAllahWithAlif and \SetAllahWithoutAlif. * Fix placement of tanwin fatah * Fix handling of end of ayeh symbol in mapping
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/xetex/latex/arabxetex More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/arabxetex We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau

arabxetex – An Arab-like interface for XeLaTeX

Arab provides a convenient Arab-like user-interface for typesetting languages using the Arabic script in XeLaTeX, with flexible access to font features. Input in Arab notation can be set in three different vocalization modes or in roman transliteration. Direct UTF-8 input is also supported. The parsing and converting of Arab input to Unicode is done by means of TECkit mappings. Version 1.0 provides support for Arabic, Maghribi Arabic, Farsi (Persian), Urdu, Sindhi, Kashmiri, Ottoman Turkish, Kurdish, Jawi (Malay) and Uighur. The documentation covers topics such as typesetting the Holy Quran and typesetting bidirectional critical editions with the package ednotes.

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