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Re: emacs 24's forward-char vs right-char behavior


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs 24's forward-char vs right-char behavior
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:17:03 +0300

> From: Joost Kremers <address@hidden>
> Date: 25 Apr 2012 12:48:28 GMT
> 
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> the text will be right-aligned, as it's an all-arabic paragraph.
> >
> > More accurately, a paragraph is considered right-to-left if its first
> > strong directional character (after skipping punctuation, digits,
> > etc.) is R2L.
> 
> yes, i found that out the hard way (started a paragraph that was meant to
> be r2l with an english word... ;-)

You can still have such a paragraph displayed right-to-left if you
insert the RLM (U+200F) character at its beginning.



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