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

Willi Egger context at boede.nl
Mon Aug 12 22:20:39 CEST 2019


Hello Taco,

thank you so much. - Indeed this looks good! The option with ‘verytolerant,stretch’ works but does not look that nice, some words are really far from each other…
So the way to go is “{r2l,right}”

Thanks!

Willi

> On 12 Aug 2019, at 15:36, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>> 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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