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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] RTL/LTR directional tags

On Mon, 2004-02-16 at 15:02, David Tolpin wrote:

> This is strange. Is the output encoding UTF-8? I've just typed in
> a document in a mix of English and Hebrew and Mozilla shows it correctly.
> Can you point us to a page which is not displayed correctly in Mozilla?

I don't have one handy (could get one by tomorrow -- work is getting
busy).. but you may grab this:


and remove the explicit marks for directionality. Even with that, the
table of contents is LTR.

> Columns in a table are ordered according to the writing-mode assigned to the table;
> I suppose it is lr-tb by default; use CSS to assign a different writing mode
> to the table if it is what you need. Again, can you please show us a page 
> where the problem shows up?

I'm not sure how I can do that. Any documentation you can refer me to?

> Why would you want to render Arabic in LTR?

Oh.. no ;) Misunderstanding from my end.

> What processor are you using?

For SGML/DocBook? jade. For XML I'm currently experimenting with

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