[NTG-context] footnotes when using RtL (Arabic)

talazem at fastmail.fm talazem at fastmail.fm
Thu Jul 30 16:43:38 CEST 2015


Thank you, Pablo. This is indeed the problem: the individual elements — the notes — are correctly RTL, but the overall “paragraph” is ordering the elements LTR (with the additional caveat the footnote paragraph is not properly aligned/justified to the right margin either).

Best wishes,
Talal

> On 30 Jul 2015, at 15:26, Pablo Rodriguez <oinos at gmx.es> wrote:
> 
> On 07/30/2015 03:00 PM, talazem at fastmail.fm wrote:
>> I wonder whether anyone might have any thoughts about the below? Many thanks.
> 
> I wonder whether there is a bug somewhere in notes, because you may have
> r2l notations, but the notes paragraph is built l2r:
> 
>    \setuppapersize[A6]
>    \starttext \showframe
> 
>    \definenote[afootnote][rule={on,right}, paragraph=yes]
>    \definenotation[afootnote][align=r2l]
> 
>    \startalignment[r2l]
>    Testing.\afootnote{This is footnote one.}
>    Testing testing.\afootnote{This is footnote two.}
>    Testing testing testing.\afootnote{This is footnote three.}
>    \stopalignment
> 
>    \stoptext
> 
> Just in case it might help,
> 
> Pablo
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