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Re: Composing Hebrew diacriticals

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: Composing Hebrew diacriticals
Date: Thu, 06 May 2010 22:01:07 +0900

In article <address@hidden>, David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

>>> I tried some copy&paste of Yiddish text including diacriticals into
>>> Emacs, with the result that without bidi-display-reordering set, the
>>> diacriticals were not composed with the letters, and with
>>> bidi-display-reordering set, they were composed just fine.
> >
> > Does cursor movement treat a character and the combined
> > diacritical mark as one unit?

> No.

Then, it seems that your Yiddish font just has special left
and right bearings for diacriticals that is suitable for the
case that they are drawn before (i.e. at the left of) a base

> > What is shown when you put a cursor on a character that is
> > composed with a diacritical mark and type C-u C-x =?

> Depends on where I put the cursor.

Of course.  I just wanted to see some example to check if
they are really composed or not.

Kenichi Handa

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