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Re: [emacs-bidi] Embedding levels of formatting codes

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [emacs-bidi] Embedding levels of formatting codes
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 18:21:08 +0200

> Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 15:16:23 +0200
> From: "Ehud Karni" <address@hidden>
> > 
> >   here is a small {RLO}tsET{PDF}
> > 
> > or like this:
> > 
> >   here is a small {PDF}tsET{RLO}
> I think that it does not matter. I think the user who wishes to see
> the formatting codes, will want to see there exact place in the
> buffer, so he will display the buffer with the BIDI disabled.

Really?  Logical Hebrew is quite hard to read, it's very
disorienting.  I'd expect users to want to see the codes in a
visual-order text.

> I know that when I will want to pinpoint the formatting codes and
> their influence on my bidi editing, I will display the same buffer
> in 2 windows, one showing them without BIDI, the other without
> showing them, with BIDI enabled.

In that case, you'll probably want to ``lock'' those two windows
together, so that point moves in both in lockstep, right? ;-)

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