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bug#22681: Shows right-to-left text characters in the wrong order


From: John Wiegley
Subject: bug#22681: Shows right-to-left text characters in the wrong order
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 21:55:23 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.5 (darwin)

>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> The Arabic word for dog is al-kalb (الكلب), but when I try to insert this
>> word into an otherwise left-to-right
>> document, Emacs renders the characters of al-kalb backwards, forming 
>> nonsense.

> Do you see the same with the Arabic and Hebrew greetings in the buffer
> presented by the "C-h H" command?

> Anyway, this sounds like something OS X specific, because on my system
> (which is not OS X) the Arabic word you cited is displayed in its correct
> visual order.

It displays here on OS X correctly.  Which font are you using?  What is the
buffer coding system?  How was Emacs built?

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