[NTG-context] Linenumbering and bidi
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Fri Mar 28 22:45:20 CET 2014
I have requirements similar to those of Stéphane Goujet to reproduce the
typography of earlier times, and I tried to adapt the code presented in
his note earlier today titled “Quotation blocs with repetition symbol in
the left column.”
The result of this attempt is the discovery of two issues with
linenumbering. I will present these in separate notes. This note
involves an unfortunate interaction with bidi. The other problem
Both issues occur with the current 20140328 beta.
Adding the line \setupdirections[bidi=on,method=two] to Stéphane’s
example results in the disappearance of the guillemots that would
otherwise be placed as linenumbers. In my case, this bidi variant is
needed to prevent misplaced references. The issue of misplaced
references was discusssed in a recent thread by Pablo Rodriguez (Re:
[NTG-context] (again) bug with bidi direction and \about references,
begun on 3 March).
The bidi issue does not occur with TL2013, although perhaps method=two
is meaningless there. Other bidi options do not show this problem.
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