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bug #51163: Quranic annotation marks -- conventional position

Submitted by:  Steve White <Stevan_White>
Submitted on:  Fri 02 Jun 2017 01:39:48 PM UTC  
 
Category: individual character(s)Severity: 1 - Wish
Item Group: letter positioning poorStatus: Postponed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 2005-04-07

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Fri 02 Jun 2017 09:49:35 PM UTC, comment #1:

Besides the question of how to place the annotation marks with respect to other marks on the same letter, is how to handle multiple annotiations on the same letter.

Should they stack, or what?

This may be discussed in David's reference
http://www.tug.org/tugboat/tb27-2/tb87fahmy.pdf#page=5
section 5.1
See especially the paragraph beginning “Human calligraphers”.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Fri 02 Jun 2017 01:39:48 PM UTC, original submission:

In bug #51125, David has shown a convention for positioning of Quranic annotation marks. They are left-aligned on any wider letter. They are placed quite high, and would otherwise be on a horizontal line, but can be raised in order to avoid collision with a high hakarat over the letter.

It would be nice to implement something like this, but I'm not sure how.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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