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The latter requires both a proper font for the script concerned and a complex text rendering engine which applies rules embedded in the font to display text properly. In Windows this is handled by system library called Uniscribe, on Apple systems by ATSUI, and on Linux systems by Pango. Android is based on Linux but unfortunately Google seem to have removed the parts for handling complex scripts. (A rather strange decision since most Android devices are for communications including text.) Complex scripts work fine on other mobile devices using a Linux based operating system like the Nokia N9 and N900




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Android does support Unicode, but the fonts included don't cover all Unicode characters, and the rendering doesn't support all types of scripts. In particular, the included fonts only cover Western European (Latin), Cyrillic, Greek, and CJK characters. Even if you install new fonts, it appears that Android does not properly support some forms of indic text layout like Devanagari, as mentioned in bug 4153. I'm not familiar enough with the Bengali script to know if it requires any sort of special rendering like Devanagari does, but if it does, then it is likely not supported on Android even if you install a font that supports it.


From Wikipedia:Computer font: "A computer font is implemented as a digital data file containing a set of graphically related glyphs. A computer font is designed and created using a font editor. A computer font specifically designed for the computer screen, and not for printing, is a screen font."


The typesetting application TeX and its companion font software, Metafont, traditionally renders characters using its own methods. Some file extensions used for fonts from these two programs are *pk, *gf, mf and vf. Modern versions can also use TrueType and OpenType fonts.


You should give pacman the ability to manage your fonts, which is done by creating an Arch package. These can also be shared with the community in the AUR. The packages to install fonts are particularly similar; see Font packaging guidelines.


The creation of a subdirectory structure is up to the user, and varies among Linux distributions. For clarity, it is good to keep each font in its own directory. Fontconfig will search its default paths recursively, ensuring nested files get picked up.


For the Xserver to load fonts directly (as opposed to the use of a font server), the directory for your newly added font must be added with a FontPath entry. This entry is located in the Files section of your Xorg configuration file (e.g. /etc/X11/xorg.conf or /etc/xorg.conf). See #Older applications for more detail.


If you are seeing errors similar to this and/or seeing blocks instead of characters in your application then you need to add fonts and update the font cache. This example uses the ttf-liberation fonts to illustrate the solution (after successful installation of the package) and runs as root to enable them system-wide.


Almost all Unicode fonts contain the Greek character set (polytonic included). Some additional font packages, which might not contain the complete Unicode set but utilize high quality Greek (and Latin, of course) typefaces are:


Kaomoji are sometimes referred to as "Japanese emoticons" and are composed of characters from various character sets, including CJK and Indic fonts. For example, the following set of packages covers most of existing kaomoji: gnu-free-fonts, ttf-arphic-uming, and ttf-indic-otf.


Fontconfig automatically chooses a font that matches the current requirement. That is to say, if one is looking at a window containing English and Chinese for example, it will switch to another font for the Chinese text if the default one does not support it.


Fontconfig lets every user configure the order they want via $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/fontconfig/fonts.conf.If you want a particular Chinese font to be selected after your favorite Serif font, your file would look like this:


There are several font aliases which represent other fonts in order that applications may use similar fonts. The most common aliases are: serif for a font of the serif type (e.g. DejaVu Serif); sans-serif for a font of the sans-serif type (e.g. DejaVu Sans); and monospace for a monospaced font (e.g. DejaVu Sans Mono). However, the fonts which these aliases represent may vary and the relationship is often not shown in font management tools, such as those found in KDE and other desktop environments.


Applications and browsers select and display fonts depending upon fontconfig preferences and available font glyph for Unicode text. To list installed fonts for a particular language, issue a command fc-list :lang="two letter language code". For instance, to list installed Arabic fonts or fonts supporting Arabic glyph:


For terminal emulators that use X resources, e.g. xterm or rxvt-unicode, fonts can be set by using escape sequences. Specifically, echo -e "\033]710;$font\007" to change the normal font (*font in /.Xresources), and replace 710 with 711, 712, and 713 to change the *boldFont, *italicFont, and *boldItalicFont, respectively.


Matplotlib (python-matplotlib) uses its own font cache, so after updating fonts, be sure to remove /.matplotlib/fontList.cache, /.cache/matplotlib/fontList.cache, /.sage/matplotlib-1.2.1/fontList.cache, etc. so it will regenerate its cache and find the new fonts [7].


New Athena Unicode is a freeware multilingual font distributed by the American Philological Association. It follows the Unicode standard (version 6/7) and includes characters for English and Western European languages, polytonic Greek, Coptic, Old Italic, and Demotic Egyptian transliteration (and Arabic transliteration), as well as metrical symbols and other characters used by classical scholars and some required by medievalists and Byzantinists. New Athena Unicode is a "smart font" that includes OpenType ligatures allowing the display of precomposed combined characters not recognized by Unicode but needed by scholars (for more information see the page on technical details).


August 15, 2021: Version 5.008 of New Athena Unicode font has been released. This version adds four combining characters useful for Coptic. See the Revision History in the download, in AboutNAUfont_v5_008.rtf.


DOWNLOAD New Athena Unicode version 5.008 in ttf format (for Windows or MacOS or Linux). The download contains four font files for the four styles: Regular, Italic, Bold, Bold Italic. For maximum compatibility with modern programs, it is recommended that you install all four, but for some simple applications installing just the Regular style may suffice.


December 8, 2019: Version 5.007 of New Athena Unicode font has been released. This versiona adds two characters useful to Egyptological transcription: U+1E70 T with circumflex below; and a precomposed glyph for C with caron (U+010C) with a dot below (U+0323). See the Revision History in the download, in AboutNAUfont_v5_007.rtf.


DOWNLOAD New Athena Unicode version 5.007 in ttf format (for Windows or MacOS or Linux). The download contains four font files for the four styles: Regular, Italic, Bold, Bold Italic. For maximum compatibility with modern programs, it is recommended that you install all four, but for some simple applications installing just the Regular style may suffice.


December 1, 2019: Version 5.006 of New Athena Unicode font has been released. This versiona adds six characters approved in Unicode version 12 that are useful to Ugaritic and Egyptological transcription (U+A7BA to A7BF). For a description of the changes see the Revision History in the download, in AboutNAUfont_v5_006.rtf.


DOWNLOAD New Athena Unicode version 5.006 in ttf format (for Windows or MacOS or Linux). The download contains four font files for the four styles: Regular, Italic, Bold, Bold Italic. For maximum compatibility with modern programs, it is recommended that you install all four, but for some simple applications installing just the Regular style may suffice.


June 7, 2018: Version 5.005 of New Athena Unicode font has been released. This fixes an error in line spacing of the Regular version that started to be visible in MS Word in 2018. This error was not present in versions 5.002 or earlier and affects only those who downloaded 5.004 from this site within the past 18 months. If you have 5.004 installed, please download this version to replace it. The version installed from the GreekKeys 2015 package from the SCS does not suffer from this error. For a description of the changes see the Revision History in the download, in AboutNAUfont_v5_005.rtf.


DOWNLOAD New Athena Unicode version 5.005 in ttf format (for Windows or MacOS or Linux). The download contains four font files for the four styles: Regular, Italic, Bold, Bold Italic. For maximum compatibility with modern programs, it is recommended that you install all four, but for some simple applications installing just the Regular style may suffice.


December 1, 2016: Version 5.004 of New Athena Unicode font has been released. The changes (and a few additions in PUA) involved are very minor and concern a few special characters for palaeographic descriptions in a manuscript catalogue, and thus those who have version 5.002 installed from the GreekKeys 2015 package from the SCS do not really need to upgrade to this version. For a description of the changes see the Revision History in the download, in AboutNAUfont_v5_004.rtf.


July 12, 2015: Version 5.002 of New Athena Unicode font has been released. All four styles have been revised with corrected forms of the two glyphs U+03da (capital stigma) and U+03de (capital modern koppa).


June 11, 2015: Version 5.0a of New Athena Unicode font has been released. This differs from the May 1 version in one detail of the regular font only, which now has version number 5.001 and date June 11, 2015, while the styled fonts are unchanged from the May 1 version. The one detail changed is the height of capital beta (now matching that of other capital Greek letters): this had been adjusted in FontLab Studio some time ago, but because of a bug FLS continued to generate the old height until by a workaround it was persuaded that the glyph has new data.


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