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Re: [emacs-bidi] editing hebrew latex

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [emacs-bidi] editing hebrew latex
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2001 09:58:51 +0200 (IST)

On Mon, 24 Dec 2001, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:

> Basically heblatex uses some sort of explicit bidi algorithm. One existing
> text editor that implments this "algorithm" quite well is he2
> (http://he2.sf.net/) .
> Has anybody tried implementing this with emacs?

I don't know what he2 does and don't have time to look, sorry.  So
could you please tell in a few words what is ``explicit bidi
algorithm'', and how does he2 implement it?  I cannot answer your
question without knowing that.

> The editor I currently use is vim . Vim does not have a real bidi support,
> but it has a poor-man's bidi support: it can reverse the whole buffer.
> When the buffer is reversed I can view hebrew text properly (but not
> english text or macros, which appear reversed).
> Has anybody tried implementing this?

There's hebeng by Ehud Karni which does that (actually, it does much
better, I think).

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