[OS X TeX] Re: arabi

Manuel Souto Pico m.soutopico at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 11:57:33 CET 2007


Thanks to both of you. I'll have a go at ArabTeX again :)
Thank yøu! (alt+o)

2007/1/22, B. Ludvigsen <b at hiof.no>:
> Recent versions of ArabTeX respect UTF-8 allowing you mix both Klaus's
> transliteration scheme AND native UTF-8 Arabic. I use emacs on a Mac
> which doesn't support Arabic very well, so my Arabic text is typed in
> Text Edit and then inserted into the LaTeX document. However, if you
> use a native OS X editor which is UTF-8 aware, such as TeXShop you
> will be able to type Arabic directly into your document. (I just made
> a small test now and it works fine.)
>
> - Børre
>
> PS I use a Norwegian keyboard, so "ø" is ø, but on a US keyboard it is
>    <option>+. See your "Keyboard Viewer" for the rest. If you do a lot
>    of international characterset typing it's a good idea to have the
>    input menu visible in the menu bar. That way you can pick and
>    choose the occaisional character from the Character Palette or
>    Keyboard viewer.
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 10:34:36AM +0100, Manuel Souto Pico wrote:
> > Thanks Børre,
> >
> > I have ArabTeX installed and it works ok for me (at least last time it
> > did). It is a great package (they do nice things at Stuttgart :), but
> > the problem I have with this system is that I'd like to type directly
> > in Arabic script and, if I'm not mistaken, you can only type a
> > transliteration in Latin characters (that  ArabTeX transforms into
> > Arabic script as well as the transliteration, if you want it).
> >
> > Thanks a lot for your help!
> >
> > Manuel
> >
> > PS Any keyboard combination to print the ø letter ? :)
> >
> > 2007/1/22, B. Ludvigsen <b at hiof.no>:
> > >I would recommend Klaus Lagally's ArabTeX. It works ver well for
> > >me. The URL is:
> > >http://www.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de/ifi/bs/research/arab_e.html
> > >
> > >If you have problems I'll be happy to try to help you out.
> > >
> > >- Børre
> > >
> > >
> > >On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 01:53:09AM +0100, Manuel Souto Pico wrote:
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> I'd like to know if anyone in the list has ever used or installed the
> > >> package arabi, which is used to include text in Arabic in LaTeX
> > >> documents.
> > >>
> > >> Any indication as to how I can get to install this package will be
> > >welcome.
> > >>
> > >> Regards, Manuel
> > >>
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