arabxetex – An ArabTeX-like interface for XeLaTeX
ArabXeTeX provides a convenient ArabTeX-like user-interface for typesetting languages using the Arabic script in XeLaTeX, with flexible access to font features. Input in ArabTeX 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 ArabTeX 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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|Copyright||2007–2010 François Charette
Zal Mehran (inactive)
|Contained in||TeX Live as arabxetex|
|MiKTeX as arabxetex|
support for more than one (natural) language
XeTeX, material supporting it, and packages requiring it
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- 2015-09-03 CTAN update: arabxetex
- 2010-03-04 CTAN Update arabxetex
- 2008-07-17 CTAN Update: arabxetex
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