[NTG-context] Typesetting hebrew in a table...

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Aug 12 15:36:38 CEST 2019



> On 12 Aug 2019, at 15:08, Willi Egger <context at boede.nl> wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> my brother is studying Ifrith and wants to have a dictionary. The idea is to typeset left German and right Ifrith in a /bTABLE…\eTABLE environment.
> 
> When trying to typeset the Ifrith text is not broken into lines correctly i.e. it is leaping into the cell reserved for the German text. — How to correct this behaviour?

Either use:

\setupTABLE[column][2][align={r2l,right},width=42mm]

or:

\setupTABLE[column][2][align={r2l,verytolerant,stretch},width=42mm]

since a bare ‘r2l’ is like “normal” except for the writing direction. 


Best wishes,
Taco



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