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CTAN up­date: amiri-font

Date: May 22, 2012 9:28:23 AM CEST
the dae­mon wrote: > The fol­low­ing in­for­ma­tion was pro­vided by the pack­age's con­trib­u­tor. > > Name of con­tri­bu­tion: amiri-font > Author's name: Khaled Hosny > Pack­age ver­sion: 0.102 > Lo­ca­tion on CTAN: fonts/amiri > Sum­mary de­scrip­tion: Amiri is a clas­si­cal Ara­bic type­face, Naskh > style, for type­set­ting books and other run­ning text. > Li­cense type: other-free > > > An­nounce­ment text given by the pack­age's con­trib­u­tor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > * New glyphs: > - The largest fea­ture of this re­lease is adding Latin script sup­port based on > Crim­son font, cov­er­ing latin-0 to 9 code pages as well as all char­ac­ters > used in com­mon Ara­bic ro­man­i­sa­tion schemes (no in­clud­ing IPA) and other > com­mon punc­tu­a­tion char­ac­ters. > - Beh with small v be­low (U+08A0). > - Bas­mala sym­bol (U+FDFD). > > * Fixes: > - New con­tex­tual shape for fi­nal open heh-yaa com­bi­na­tion. > - New con­tex­tual shape for fi­nal faa-yaa com­bi­na­tion. > - New con­tex­tual shape for knot­ted heh-yaa ba­ree. > - New, im­proved and more open hmaza wasl. > - Larger and more read­able shadda, reg­u­lar and Qur'anic sukun. > - Larger and more read­able Sal­lal­la­hou Alayhe Wasal­lam sym­bol (U+FDFA). > - Im­proved dot place­ment of ini­tial baa-like glyphs. > - Im­proved dot place­ment of kaf-baa-alef com­bi­na­tion. > - Im­proved place­ment of dag­ger alef on reg­u­lar glyphs. > - Wider fi­nal alef with madda to avoid clash be­tween madda and next glyphs. > - Im­proved kaf-meem-alef, kaf-alef com­bi­na­tions at smaller sizes on screen. > - Im­prove kaf-lam-fi­nal meem. > - Avoid ini­tial/me­dial kaf clash with next glyph's dots. > - Im­proved me­dial and fi­nal sad con­nect­ing part. > > * Kern­ing: > - More ef­fi­cient kern­ing fea­ture us­ing con­tex­tual po­si­tion­ing > - Re­duce dal/raa-kaf kern­ing to avoid dot clash > - More pos­i­tive kern­ing for raa-in­tial yaa. > - Make kern­ing across ZWNJ work with Unis­cribe. > > * Bug fixes: #1347860, #3471042, #3475146, #3509875 > > * Misc.: > - Du­pli­cate 'locl' in 'ccmp' to work around en­gines not sup­port­ing the for­mer. > - Smaller, MTX com­pressed EOT files. thanks for the up­load; i've in­stalled the new ver­sion, and up­dated the cat­a­logue repos­i­tory. > Users may view the pack­age cat­a­logue en­try at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Cat­a­logue/en­tries/amiri.html > or they may browse the pack­age di­rec­tory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/fonts/amiri/ The cat­a­logue en­try will change (some­what) on the web, by to­mor­row morn­ing (Cam­bridge time). Robin Fair­bairns For the CTAN team

amiri – A clas­si­cal Ara­bic type­face, Naskh style

Amiri is a clas­si­cal Ara­bic type­face in Naskh style for type­set­ting books and other run­ning text.

It is a re­vival of the beau­ti­ful type­face pi­o­neered in the early 20th cen­tury by Bu­laq Press in Cairo, also known as Amiria Press, af­ter which the font is named.

The project aims at the re­vival of the aes­thet­ics and tra­di­tions of Ara­bic type­set­ting, and adapt­ing it to the era of dig­i­tal type­set­ting, in a pub­licly avail­able form.

Pack­ageamiri
Ver­sion0.109 2016-11-20
Main­tainer Khaled Hosny

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