On Thu, 12 Jun 2003, C Bobroff wrote: > What is the character on alt+control+d ? It's putting me in footnote mode. > Possibly related to the fact I don't have MS Arial Unicode (or whatever > it's now called) installed?? Or maybe that's supposed to be the tatweel??
It's <ARABIC LETTER ALEF MAKSURA> [U+0649]. Its ISOLATED and FINAL forms are like <ARABIC LETTER FARSI YEH> [U+06CC], so we show it in the layout as INITIAL form. > And forgive my ignorance but when do you use subscript alif? I've only > used it in Pakistani contexts. As Roozbeh said, some characters only use in Koranic texts. -- Behnam Esfahbod ......[ http://esfahbod.info | behnam(a)esfahbod.info ] _______________________________________________ FarsiWeb mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.sharif.edu/mailman/listinfo/farsiweb