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

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Hyphenation issues with latex

I am confused with the alignment of the text. I am not able to reduce space between words so that I can adjust the alignment and give proper hyphenation. \documentclass[two-sided,12pt]{article} \...
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How to write Odia in LaTeX?

I want to write an article in Odia language. Some kind people in the TeX chat room helped me. Now I'm using this: \documentclass[12pt]{amsart} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[ Renderer=HarfBuzz,...
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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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book class - Kannada page numbers in `\frontmatter`

I followed this link (Kannada page numbers in xelatex) to get chapter, section and page numbers in Kannada. However one specific issue is that the page numbers in the \front matter are getting ...
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Format verses with incrementing counters

How can I format verses with a counter assigned to them? I am working on a book that requires formatting verses (in Devanagari and Roman transliteration) in a specific way. Please see the image below ...
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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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Cubic root is not showing accurately

Following up this answer, I have added this code: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{babel} \babelprovide[import, onchar = fonts ids]{bengali} \babelfont[bengali]{rm}[Renderer=Harfbuzz,AutoFakeBold,...
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Left justify a text

I want to left justify the numbers when in right aligned text. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} some random text. \null\hfill 1 \\ some random text. \null\hfill 2 \\ some random text. \null\...
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Kannada page numbers in xelatex

I am not able to get page numbers in Kannada even after i set it as my main language. \setmainlanguage[numerals=Kannada]{kannada}
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Devanagari forms in ConTeXt using Shobhika font

I have encountered a strange problem using the Devanagari font Shobhika in ConTeXt, where the rakaara forms are not formed properly in some glyphs. Here is a sample document I am using to demonstrate ...
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Subsection Numbering using LaTeXbangla

I'm using LaTeXbanglato write in Bengali/Bangla. I'd like the Section and Subsection numbering to appear as [১] [১.১], but instead they are surfacing as [১.] for both, with the only difference between ...
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How to and where to run .dn file

After saving the devanagari file with extension example.dn how and in which file I executive it to made example.tex file?
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How to write श्र ज्ञ ऋ ् ॆऽ in latex

\usepackage{devanagari} \begin{document} {\dn shree, gya,.r} \end{document}
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How to get the devanagari sign candrabindu with velthuis mapping?

I am typesetting the following document and, to my dismay, I hit this issue in its title! See the example doc below. For now, I must use Velthuis mapping for typesetting in devanaagarii (as dictated ...
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unable to extract devanagari from XeLaTeX generated PDF using ebook-convert

I'm using TeXLive 2020 in Debian Bullseye. I generated a PDF document using XeLaTeX containing Devanagari characters. By using the option \XeTeXgenerateactualtext=1, I'm able to copy the Devanagari ...
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How to typeset the short vowel, the long vowel, and the pause symbols used in Sanskrit/Marathi metres?

Sanskrit, and one of its derivatives, Marathi, have a rich literary history of various poetic metres. Like several other languages, they have notations for the short vowel, the long vowel, and the ...
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``Paragraph Styles" in LaTeX

I am working on a Bhagavad Gita recitation book wherein the verses need to be formatted in a particular fashion as shown in the image. The entire verse needs to be centre aligned AND italicized while ...
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Is there an easy way to get Indic fonts in pdflatex?

I've read lots of questions on this site about typesetting using Indic fonts in LaTeX, but most of them do not use pdfLaTeX. Others are very difficult ways (for example, using Devanagari package, ...
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XeLaTeX - Issue with Devanagari header (contd.)

This question is in continuation with my earlier question. I am not sure whether this fits in my previous question. Therefore, I am asking a new question. The MWE is as follows: \usepackage{...
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How to get just the visarga symbol in Devanagari

This is my code \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \usepackage{footnpag} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[total={6.5in,8.75in},top=1.2in,left=1....
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XeLaTeX - Issue with Devanagari header

I'm currently working on a project wherein I'm using RomDev mapping technique to print Devanagari characters using Roman transliteration through XeLaTeX. The Minimum Working Example is as follows: \...
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Are there any other fonts for Tamil fractions?

I'm Using TexLive2020 using the TexStudio editor in Linux. I can typeset in Tamil using Xelatex and Lualatex.I was able to typeset the Tamil fraction (LaTeX/XeTeX setup Tamil/Indic languages) as ...
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Strange behavior in Grantha

I am using the velthuis-sanskrit-grantha.map found at https://www.mail-archive.com/xetex@tug.org/msg11336.html Here is my code \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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How to fix rendering of \date{\today} for devanagari articles using polyglossia?

Consider a basic article using polyglossia and Devanagari fonts with sanskrit as the default language: \documentclass[a6paper]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{ bottom=20mm, left=10mm, ...
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How to help polyglossia find a font of choice while typesetting Devanagari on Linux?

I have scoured the web and Stack Overflow, but haven't been able to resolve this problem while typesetting in Devanagari on Debian Linux. I am able to typeset without any problem; it is just the ...
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Lulatex - Unicode character error

I'm using a \LaTeX document using both Devnagari and Latin fonts. The command used is: lualatex -shell-escape -interaction nonstopmode However, despite selecting the appropriate fonts. The minimal ...
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Getting danda in Devanagari in IAST

I am trying to get the danda symbol that is in Devanagari in IAST. My code is \documentclass[letterpaper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily{\san}[Script=Devanagari,Mapping=velthuis-...
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Getting correct searchable text for Devanagari text

Consider this fairly minimal document, which AFAIK is the recommended way of typesetting Devanagari-script Sanskrit-language text: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{...
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Gujarati Fonts not Rendering Correctly [closed]

On my old computer the output of my LaTeX file with the Gujarati fonts was very nice. But now on the new Laptop (Windows 10, MikTeX 2.9, WinEdt Build: 20180507 (v. 10.3) - 64-bit) the output has ...
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How do I localize enumeration in Bengali?

In English, enumeration happens automatically, but it does not work in Bengali. How do I localize the enumeration for Bengali? \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage[...
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Mapping Devanagari numerals with LuaLaTeX

I have released a package named marathi which aims for typing Marathi language with great efficiency. This package requires XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. XeLaTeX with package fontspec provides a way to map ...
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How to install Wilkner's sanskrit package skt?

I have been searching various forums to know how to install the skt package (Wickner). I tried using tlmg. No success. Am running Ubuntu 18.04.I personally find it better than typing in the devanagari ...
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Wrong Subsection Numbering in Assamese typing with latexbangla package and XeTex

I am writing an Assamese book using XeTex. While using \subsection command, it starts numbering without the section number it belongs to. \subsubsection command does not print any number and also its ...
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Problem with typing in Devanagari

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{devanagari} \begin{document} vasishta \end{document} The result I get is this. How to fix this problem?
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How to use the preprocessor directives @modernhindi in devanagari

I am trying to write my name in devanagari. I am writing {\dn vipula kakkaRa}. I need the output विपुल कक्कड़. After reading the manual, I found this has to do with preprocessor directives @hindi, @...
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\chapter command in Devanagari

I am writing a book in Hindi (Devanagari script). When I am using \chapter, it is not converting it in Hindi as अध्याय. I also tried {\dn \chapter} but it returns the title in English. How can I ...
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Extending .map file with U+1CDA Vedic tone double svarita

Two years ago I asked already a similar question, but couln't find a solution: here. How can I extend this map with the Unicode U+1CDA Vedic tone double svarita? I tried but did not succeed: ; ...
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Adding languages to package blindtext

When we use package blindtext with a specific language loaded by packages like babel or polyglossia, we can generate a sample document with some text in that particular language. Right now blind-texts ...
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APA style references in Devanagari script

I am using package biblatex for references in Devanagari script. My TeX engine is XeLaTeX. This is my minimal example. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Script=Devanagari,...
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Malayalam characters with dot above or below

There is a need in Malayalam to typeset musical notations that have dots above or below a letter denoting the note. I was wondering if there is a way in XeLaTeX by which the dot can be added at the ...
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LaTeX documents in Indian languages prepared using LaTeX

We know that LaTeX supports Indian languages. I have seen some documents in Sanskrit which are typeset using LaTeX. However, I am curious if there are other examples of documents in Indic scripts ...
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Output Devanagari (Hindi) from raw unicode using luatex

I can get the following code to compile, using luatex, with the Hindi/Devanagari characters correctly printed in the pdf: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \...
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How to typeset vedic fonts/symbols in kannada?

How to typeset vedic fonts/symbols in kannada? I mean to use swaras like udatta, anudatta, dheerga, visarga, etc... I have used BhashaIME but it doesn't work well on Win10 machine.
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examples for broken rendering of scripts in lualatex

The code of luaotfload mentions a number of scripts for which the support is incomplete. I would like to check if this is true and what perhaps could be done. As I know nothing about these scripts, ...
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Sanskrit Hyphenation for Devanāgarī and Transliteration in the same Document

Is there a way of switching between Sanskrit typeset in Devanāgarī and IAST, and keeping the automatic hyphenation? See the following examples: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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Parallel typesetting of text in Devanāgarī and transliteration

I wonder what is the best way for parallel typesetting of some Sanskrit strings in Devanāgarī and transliteration. Presently I could imagine doing it with a table, as in this example: \documentclass{...
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Devnag, Skt, Itrans packages missing in Texlive Ubuntu 1604

I installed TeXlive-full in Ubuntu 1604 using the command sudo apt-get install texlive-full. I find the following packages missing: skt (Sanskrit for LaTeX2e by Charles Wikner) devnag (Devanagari ...
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How to Type in Telugu in LaTeX [closed]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Pothana2000} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{telugu} \begin{document} చేయి అనగా మానవులు, చింపాంజీలు, కోతులు మరియు లెమూర్లకు గల ...
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Using Devanagri package in latex

I want to write in hindi in latex मेरे माता और पिता को समर्पित| I am using devanagri package and I want to put this in the document using the command {\dn .............}. If somebody can translate ...
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Fonts are not applied to text in Lualatex

I am not able to get Sanskrit characters to display in the MWE given below. Trying to process it through lualatex. Peculiarly it spits below xetex related error: > hyph-sa.pat.txt Language ...