Questions about using TeX for typesetting documents in Indic languages and scripts.

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XeTeX: Line numbering in a book with Devanagari and polyglossia

I am typesetting a book in XeLaTeX with both Samskrita in Devanagari script and English. I am trying to include line numbers for proofreading purposes. I want to use the lineno package which works on ...
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Non-uniform spacing in table of contents (XeLaTex book, tocloft, Indic script)

I am typesetting a book in XeLaTex (TexLive 2012 on Windows) in Sanskrit. I am using the tocloft package for table of contents. I want the font size to be bigger in the TOC, for which I use the ...
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Adding vedic accents in sanskrit in devanagari script in red color using Context - not working in all cases

Using the techniques described in Coloring combining characters without changing color of a base character I have been able to color red the vedic accents in sanskrit typesetting using ConTexT MIV. ...
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XeLaTeX size of Indic script in header

I am using XeLaTeX (TeX Live 2012 on Windows) and my Sanskrit document is entirely in Devanagari. Even the page numbers, section numbers and section names are in Devanagari. I use fancyhdr but quite ...
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Devanagari/Indic in LuaTeX

As I gather from the mailing lists, LuaTeX is currently unable to render devanagari properly because it doesn't understand the complex ligature rules involved. This is my experience with test ...
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different fonts for two languages

I use Sanskrit 2003 for my bilingual document. But the English so generated result in a very uneven and poorly looking document. I can not modify the text in between \begin{document} and ...
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What is the state of support for (Unicode) Indic scripts in Context?

I have used XeTeX for typesetting a book using Unicode Malayalam. It is working perfectly and the production is fine. Reading about ConteXt, I learn it is more suitable and flexible for book ...
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'r' rendered improperly in Devanagari ligature [closed]

Have bumped into a LaTeX-specific problem (on my current system at least) in typesetting Devanagari: 'r' in conjunct consonants such as 'ntrya' does not render properly (e.g., as न्त्र्य, see image ...
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XeLaTeX override default sanskrit hyphenation, do not hyphenate if not indicated

Sanskrit hyphenation is not very good in xelatex as it can possibly not recognize long compound words. I want to override the default hyphenation and hyphenate only where indicated by the \\- command. ...
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Indic special characters on XeLaTeX

I am using XeLaTeX (XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 on TeX Live 2012/W32TeX). There are some special Indic unicode characters which XeLaTeX does not seem to support. I am trying to produce ...
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Wrong page numbers in TOC and hyperref problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get devanagari numerals in latex or xetex This is a follow up to the discussion under XeLaTeX - Devanagari page numbers in \tableofcontents, as suggested by David ...
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XeLaTeX - Devanagari page numbers in \tableofcontents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get devanagari numerals in latex or xetex I am using XeLaTeX (XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 on TeX Live 2012/W32TeX). I want Devanagari (Indic) page ...
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Typesetting in Devanagari

I am writing a small part of my code. \documentclass {article} \usepackage{devanagari} \begin{document} {\dn gunottar ani praman} \end{document} This does not yield me the required output. ...
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XeLaTeX longtable full justification with Devnagari Text

I am a digital publisher of Sanskrit works. I earlier used pdfLaTeX, but recently I moved to XeLaTeX. I am on Windows using MikTeX 2.9 with TeXWorks 0.4.3. As I am typesetting epic poems with long ...
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How can I produce a document with Gujarati language in LaTeX? [closed]

I have tried the itrans package, but was unsuccessful to achieve producing document with indian language (especially gujarati). The documentation of itrans is not clear, at least to me. Can anyone ...
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Scanning use error while compiling Devanagari text

I tried to run the Latex code posted by Stephen Kottwiz as an answer to this question: How to make Sanskrit Title in Devanagari Package Here's the same code repeated: \documentclass[10pt]{article} ...
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How to get devanagari numerals in latex or xetex

How to get devanagari numerals in xetex or latex - especially in enumerate environment? I can use unicode to write devanagari text but I am unable to get devenagari numerals in section numbers, ...
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Numbers in Devanagari [closed]

First question Although the manual mentions that simple numbers would create Devanagari digits, somehow it is not working for me. The way I use it in .dn file is: {\dn || 1-23||\\} Then passing ...
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Malayalam package

Sorry if I am repeating, but I do not seem to see my post here. Does anybody know of a Malayalam language package. I am working on a Mac running Leopard.
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How to change text to bold when font does not support bold

I have a 100 page document, I used colored text many places to highlight with below command in my preamble \newcommand\bluetext[1]{\textcolor{blue}{#1}} its working great however did not realize at ...
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How to type Telugu in LaTeX and genrate PDF using MiKTeX

So far I have been using LaTeX for writing English documents. My favourite editor is TeXlipse in Eclipse. I am also comfortable with TeXnicCenter. My operating system is Windows. But now my intention ...
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how to typeset document in indian script

Is there an MWE for typesetting indian scripts (like tamil / kannada). There are couple of examples for devanagari scripts. Can i use the same for other scipts.
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Transliteration in Devanagari

This is a follow up of my previous question. To get sanskrit in devanagari I type {\dn brahma.nyaadaaya karmaa.ni sa.nga.m tyaktvaa karoti ya.h | \\\ lipyate na sa paapena padmapatramivaambhasa} ...
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How can I type in Devnagari font using LaTeX?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm trying to learn it. It is very interesting. I have to type a lot of documents that contain Devnagari text, more precisely Nepali Language. How can I type it using LaTeX, so ...
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How can I compile the Devanagari preprocessor in Linux?

At the moment I am writing a paper that requires some Devanagari letters. I am using the Velthuis Devanagari package. The problem is that some letters show up correctly after LaTeX-ing, but others do ...
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How to create newcommand with Sanskrit Fonts

How to change font size in verse environment? I am working with these fonts (i.e. Aksharyogini / Nakula / Sanskrit 2003) When i replace \bfseries with any one of these I get error, what am I doing ...
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How to add unicode (devanagari) text to a LaTeX document without using XeTeX or LuaTeX?

I am using an online LaTeX compiler(scribtex) so I dont have the luxury of using XeTeX and other LaTeX compilers. I tried to include unicode text into my document using the following syntax: ...
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Numbering in Devanāgarī while using XeTeX

I have been using XeTeX for typsetting Devanāgarī documents and it is going great. But I have encountered one issue, that whenever i use commands like \section, \begin{enumerate},\footnote or any ...
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Getting Started to Xetex for Devangari?

I have learn LaTeX for a while. Now, I want to type Indic scripts using Tex and I found that XeTeX is the best because it supports unicode and opentype fonts. But the problem is there are not any ...
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LaTeX/XeTeX setup Tamil/Indic languages

I use TexMaker and LyX in Ubuntu. I'd like to typeset Tamil/Telugu/Hindi text, and so far I've been unsuccessful. Please suggest me a working TeX/LaTeX/variants setup for Indic languages, especially ...