[Dev-luatex] Text direction in PDF mode

Idris Samawi Hamid ishamid at colostate.edu
Tue Apr 8 17:21:19 CEST 2008

Hi Wolfgang,

Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
> Hi,
>I tried Alephs body and textdir commands with LuaTeX and the output
> in DVI mode is as I want (the text is written from top to bottom and left
> to right).
>The same example in PDF mode did not work, the text is written on the
> left side and every new line written over the first line.

Vertical typesetting is not a priority at the moment. At this stage,  
getting bidirectionality as solid as a rock takes precedence (almost there  
IMO). So if you find any bidi bugs... ;-)

Best wishes

Professor Idris Samawi Hamid, Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Shi`i Studies
Department of Philosophy
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

More information about the dev-luatex mailing list