Creating a Syllabary

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Ahzoh
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Creating a Syllabary

Post by Ahzoh » Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:55 pm

Have there been any new ways to make the program make the font behave in a way that you type one letter and then another and it produces a single glyph? This is for a conscript of mine.
I saw this topic mentioned on this forum, but that was 7 years ago, so things might have changed.

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Re: Creating a Syllabary

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:21 pm

Yes, the usual way is with a ligature substitution, e.g. to substitute f + i -> fi ligature.

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