[XeTeX] Arabxetex, ednote

Arash Zeini azeini at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 29 18:43:39 CET 2008


I have used ledmac for a small project and am quite happy with it. I continue using ledmac and it responds well to my needs. It is well documented and mature enough. I did not have the same impression about ednote as I initially looked into it.


----- Original Message ----
> From: Mohammad Gharaibeh <mgharaib at uni-bonn.de>
> To: xetex at tug.org
> Sent: Wednesday, 29 October, 2008 11:45:42
> Subject: [XeTeX] Arabxetex, ednote
> Dear all,
> i'am a new member, and my name is Mohammad Gharaibeh.
> with my Professor, Prof. E. Orthmann, we work on a edition 
> of a arabic text from 10. century.
> therfore, we use arabxetex with ednote, but we still have 
> some problems.
> we want to create an edition with two parallel facing 
> pages, the arabic text and the english translation of it. 
> for it, we need two independent footnote apparat, one in 
> para-style and the other in plain-style. the linenumbering 
> we want only for the arabic text.
> we already have some results with our trying with 
> arabxetex and ednote, but the process still exited with 
> errors and I don't know, what to do.
> moreover it will be nice if we cought use some features 
> like overline in the edition wich have not worked untill 
> now.
> in the attachment I send you our attempt.
> thanks
> mohammad


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