[NTG-context] bidi in footnotes

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sat Jun 23 12:04:53 CEST 2018


On 6/22/2018 9:01 PM, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:36:52 -0600, Alan Braslau 
> <braslau.list at comcast.net> wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:20:45 -0600
>> Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد <Idris.Hamid at colostate.edu> wrote:
>>
>>> Many thanks. Question: Is this use of setups now the "official" or
>>> preferred way to handle footnote typography options? On the surface,
>>> it appears to be overkill. For the declaration
>>>
>>> \setupdirections[bidi=global]
>>>
>>> shouldn't that mean that bidi is applied, well, globally?
>>
>> The same holds for \setupalign[verytolerant], for example, that does
>> not get applied to a (figure,table) caption...
>>
>> These environments (captions, footnotes, ...) inherit their settings
>> and then live independently.
> 
> Many thanks. Is there (Hans? Wolfgang?) available somewhere
> 
> 1. a complete list of these environments whose typographical settings 
> are decoupled from the rest of the document?
> 
> 2. a complete list of those typographical settings (bidi, whitespace, 
> etc,) which are have to explicitly setup for such environments?
> 
> If not, such lists should be compiled in lieu of trial and error -)
long ago i was working with someone on a wrapup of where/how to 
use/apply directional layout and bidi and such ... seems to be stalled 
forever

Hans

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