[NTG-context] Luatex (actually Aleph) and Bidi_Mirrored chars in RTL mode

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Jun 15 22:37:47 CEST 2008


Idris Samawi Hamid wrote:
> Hi Khaled,
> 
> On Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:52:27 -0600, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org> 
> wrote:
> 
>>> experimental in the beta
>>>
>>> \setcharactermirroring[1]
>>
>> It does work perfectly with unidirectional texts (RTL or LTR), but when
>> mixing bi-directional text, like Arabic text between brackets inside
>> English line, the closing bracket takes the direction of the embedded
>> text not the main line.
>> See the attached example.
> 
> I just worked with this, and made some symmetrical definitions: see the 
> attached modified files.

i need to look into the luatex source to see what kind of direction 
nodes are possible (i just check for one now) or maybe tac has such a 
list at hand

Hans


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