# Description

Input fails to render with a lexing error

The given example fails to render in PNG mode with a lexing error (can someone put this in plaintext in the bug report, so it's easier to reproduce?)

Extracted out of T50032. Screenshot by praveenp.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

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# Details

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### Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:50 AM
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TTO added a comment.Nov 12 2014, 4:09 AM

This is enough to see the bug:

$ക$

TTO added a comment.Nov 12 2014, 4:11 AM

The example in comment 1 gives the error "Failed to parse (lexing error): ക"

This example:

$\text{ക}$

gives a different message: "Failed to parse (PNG conversion failed; check for correct installation of latex and dvipng (or dvips + gs + convert)): {\text{ക}}"

This bug is not limited to Malayalam only.

Examples: Tamil: $\text{ப}$, Hindi: $\text{ग}$

This particular bug report is limited to Malayalam. Those are not just different languages, but also different alphabets, meaning a fix for this bug (e.g. a new font) will not necessarily fix those.

So if you want to track those other alphabets, please file separate reports.

I don't think it's a font issue, I think it's a TeX validation issue.

Does this bug occur with Mathoid enabled?

Physikerwelt triaged this task as Low priority.Mar 20 2015, 3:09 PM
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Debenben closed this task as Resolved.Nov 11 2018, 7:28 PM