Questions tagged [devanagari]

{devanagari} is about questions regarding typesetting in Devanagari, a left-to-right abugida used in the northern Indian subcontinent.

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Fontspec mapping tex-text AND devanagarinumerals

I am unable to figure out the correct way to tell fontspec to adhere to both Mapping=tex-text and Mapping=devanagarinumerals. Here's an MWE: % !TeX program = XeLateX \documentclass{article} \...
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tikz calendar with foreign digits

I´d like to have the day numbers in devanagari digits with polyglossia. The latter provides \devanagaridigits{} to convert digits but simply doing \devanagaridigits{\tikzdaytext} in \pgfkeys{/tikz/day ...
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day and year counters in foreign digits

I'm trying to get the day and year numerals in foreign digits. So far I've been able to get the month names with a \newcommand \date<lang>. The language is sanskrit and the script is devanagari. ...
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Strange tex4ht behaviour with Devanagari text

I'm currently writing some text citing a lot of international literature, which I like to quote genuinely i.e., without using latin approximations. This in general works well using polyglossia, but ...
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Bold and italic Hindi Lohit Devanagri fonts in latex with Polyglossia

I am trying to typeset in Hindi using Lulalatex/Polyglossia with Lohit Devanagari fonts in Overleaf. There are no default bold and italics font for Lohit Devanagari. Hence I am using Fakebold and ...
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How to use Devanagari in Latex-Example-typesetting packages

I want to create a LaTeX file to show how the LaTeX-code works. So I want to show the LaTeX-code as well as the output after running the code. In example of the code I want to use some Devanagari text....
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Custom numbering and Devanagari numbering of first line of each para in reledpar

I am typesetting a facing-page translation of a Sanskrit text using reledpar. What I currently have is this, with each fifth line numbered on both the left and right pages. What I want is something ...
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Unable to compile XeLaTeX after upgrading to TeXLive 2022

I am on Debian Bookworm with TeXLive version Version 3.141592653-2.6-0.999994 (TeX Live 2022/Debian) (preloaded format=xelatex 2023.6.21) I was able to compile an MWE with TeX Live 2021. But the same ...
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Devanagari not rendering properly in Overleaf with pdflatex

I am trying to render the Om mani padme hum in Overleaf, and because of other conflicts I'm restricted to using the pdflatex compiler. From what I can find online, the following should render it ...
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Devanagari and Latin Characters in Spacemacs org-mode layer

I use spacemacs org-mode and try to create a pdf file with Devanagari and Latin Characters through Latex. Here is my unsuccessful approach: #+LATEX_HEADER: \usepackage{polyglossia} #+LATEX_HEADER: \...
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Devanagari and Latin fonts in the same file with Lualatex in Spacemacs

I switched my Texteditor from TexMaker to Spacemacs, but am not anymore able to compile my Sanskrit Translations with mixed Language into a pdf with LuaLatex. In TexMaker it was possible. In Spacemacs ...
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How to add a Devanagari character in a math equation?

I was wondering if it is possible to write a devanangari letter in equation. I tried by using devanagari package but no luck. even setting up Noto Sans Devanagari my main font didn't help. used all ...
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Biblatex warning is about hyphenation patterns

I am facing with issue which is also described in babel manual 1.1 Monolingual documents. I have multi-language document and laualatex complies that for example france and german hyphenation is not ...
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Composition of mapping? | Converting (roman) Velthuis encoding to IAST transliteration

My question is a follow-up of this question asked a decade ago: Transliteration in Devanagari. I want to convert roman text (in Velthuis encoding) into both sanskrit text (in devanagari script), and ...
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Discretionary hyphens work in LuaLaTeX in Hindi but not in Sanskrit even though script and font are same

I am typesetting a book with main language as English and second language as Sanskrit. I am using LuaLaTeX (LuaHBTeX, Version 1.15.1) on MiKTeX (22.10) For long compounds in Sanskrit, I want to ...
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How to bold face Devanagari font when using LuaLaTeX? [closed]

When using LuaLaTeX with the following config for the Polyglossia package, the bold face of fonts doesn't render when using \textbf{}. \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hindi} \...
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input Chandra Bindu in XeLaTeX

I am trying to get a Chandra Bindu in Devanagari in XeLaTeX using the RomDev mapping technique (https://github.com/somadeva/RomDev). But I don't know what is the equivalent Roman letter to achieve ...
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ucharclasses no longer does automatic Devanagari transitions in TeXLive 2021

I have recently updated to Fedora 35 and TeXLive 2021. I notice that the package ucharclasses no longer does automatic Devanagari transitions and I have to switch font manually. A MWE: \documentclass{...
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How to write Nepali and English on the same page in Overleaf

\documentclass{report} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{Nepali} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \newfontfamily\devanagarifont[Script=...
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lualatex with devanagari script crashes with a particulal string

I made a document to print the word "बालिका" but lualatex crashes. Actually, it works until "बालि". The addition of "क" is enough to make it crash. It looks like a bug. \...
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How to use Devanagari variable font in Latex

I have found a new variable font family for indic languages here https://github.com/EkType/Anek/. I want to use it for Devanagari text in LaTeX. Generally I use marathi package for using Devanagari ...
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adding Devanagari numerals in `verse' environment

Having the verses numbered In the above link, @joharr explains about how we can get the verses numbered within the verse environment. My Question: How can we get Devanagari numbers (instead of Roman ...
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Uneven line spacing in tocloft for Devanagari

I have the following code. I am using LuaLaTex compiler with TeXLive version 2020. \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{fontspec} \babelprovide[mapdigits,main]{hindi} \...
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Switching between three scripts using `ucharclasses` does not seem to work

I wish to switch between three scripts, using ucharclasses. My MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[Latin,Tamil,Devanagari]{ucharclasses} \setmainfont[Script=Latin]{Noto ...
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Problem with fancyhead/rhead using Devanagari

There seems to be some problem with fancyhead/rhead when I use a Devanagari font. My code is the following: \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{footnpag} \...
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