[Aleph] And boxes (was \parshape and \hangindent)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Aug 19 11:10:18 CEST 2004


Javier Bezos wrote:

>>After a few tests I discovered LaTeX lists don't work
>>in TRT direction. Apparently, the problem lies in the
>>fact lists use the \parshape primitive, because I've tried
>>to use it in TRT mode and margins are _not_ reversed
>>(as \leftskip and \rightskip do). I'm right? Should
>>it not be reversed like other "margins"? I'm having
>>a similar problem with sections, too, because it
>>seems \hangindent still thinks in terms of TLT, but
>>at least this is easier to fix:
>>\let\orighangindent\hangindent
>>\def\hangindent{\orighangindent-}.
>>    
>>
>
>There are similar problems with boxes. If I say
>
>\pardir TRT
>\textdir TRT
>
>\setbox0\hbox{En}
>
>\box0
>  
>
i guess this is what

\bodydir TRT
 
is for 

Hans 


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