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Re: right to left in emacs24

From: mehran khajavi
Subject: Re: right to left in emacs24
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 12:31:48 +0330

Sorry for my post here
thanks for your replying

On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 9:26 AM, Eli Zaretskii <> wrote:
> From: mehran khajavi <>
> Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 13:14:22 +0330
> I want to write Persian in emacs24
> the RTL is right but the problem is that the letters is seprated!!
> a screenshot has been attached
> the first line should be:
> «سلام چطوری؟» NOT «س‌ل‌ا‌م چ‌ط‌و‌ر‌ی»
> and after that:
>      «این یک test می باشد»
> «ای‌ن ی‌ک ت‌س‌ت م‌ی‌ب‌ا‌ش‌د»

As pointed out by Peter, this kind of problems is better posted to or filed as a bug to the Emacs bug tracker.  The
person who understands these problems and can help you resolve the
problem or fix the bug, if there is one, does not read this forum.

When you do post there, please provide at least the following

 . what kind of system is that?  GNU/Linux, MS-Windows, other?

 . which fonts are used for displaying Persian?  ("C-u C-x =" will
  show that information)

 . if you type "C-h H", does the Arabic greeting line display
  correctly for you?

 . in the examples of "wrong" display I see special characters (ZWNJ,
  Zero Width Non-Joiner) between several characters -- who inserted
  those, and why?

 . since the way text is displayed depends on what program is used to
  display your mail, and since most of Emacs developers use Emacs for
  that, which you say displays this wrong, please provide screenshots
  with your report, showing both the incorrect display in Emacs and
  the correct one elsewhere, preferably with the same font.

Thank you.

Mehran Khajavi

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