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How to make an Android device to display complex rendering of Indic characters?

Please excuse the length of this question. I need to explain all this to help others and to avoid helpful contributors to provide answer without asking clarifications. My requirement in one line: "to ...
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1answer
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How can I install custom fonts on Android?

I am trying to display a Powerpoint slide deck on an android tablet, but the slides contain fonts that don't exist in android. Is there a way to install custom fonts on the tablet? If so, how?
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5answers
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How can install a Hindi font in Android 2.1?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S GT-i9000 and I want to install a Hindi font on it. How can I do this?
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2answers
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How to install full Unicode fonts

The page http://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammurapi contains several occurrences of the character Ḫ (1E2A;LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H WITH BREVE BELOW), http://codepoints.net/U+1E2A which does not display on ...
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0answers
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Indic font(Kannada) is not rendering properly in Android ICS

I am trying to get the kannada font support for Android ICS. I rooted my Xperia Neo L phone which is running Android ICS 4.0.4 and installed Kannada font (Lohit-Kannada.ttf). I have also included the ...
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0answers
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Does Android 4.0 (ICS) support Kannada Font?

I am developing one regional language kannada news app,in which my problem is that,in 2.2 and 2.3 the app does not suppport kannada fonts whereas 3.0 supports kannada font. One month back I heard ...
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2answers
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Arabic text is detached

I have these two issues. The text is detached in tweetcaster. Along with being detached, in the browser, the reading order is wrong. I hope upgrading the current pre installed browser or installing ...
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2answers
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Microsoft “web safe” fonts on Android?

I was testing various Android web browsers (but I think the stock one is fine) and noticed that the MS "web safe" fonts (Trebuchet, Verdana, Tahoma and the like) were displayed with substitute fonts. ...
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1answer
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How to replace system font of a Galaxy Tab 7.7?

How do I replace the default system font on a Galaxy Tab 7.7, by a .ttf font?
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1answer
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How to change /system/fonts directory permission to writable in switch off mode?

I have Micromax A57 android 2.3.5 rooted phone, I have installed font using "Font Installer Root" application , after installing successfully I realize that font is not good, then after I delete that ...
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2answers
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Does Android support new fonts?

Does the Android operating system support installing new fonts? I am that person who adores calligraphy and improving handwriting, and I am proud to say that my handwriting is now more beautiful than ...