[XeTeX] problem with flashcards, polyglossia and RTL-languages

Fabian Rieger cjkv at freenet.de
Wed Aug 11 12:58:25 CEST 2010

Am 29.07.2010 03:21, schrieb Vafa Khalighi:
> having
> \documentclass[avery5371,frame,grid]{flashcards}
> \begin{document}
> \begin{flashcard}{texttexttext}
> texttexttext
> \end{flashcard}
> \end{document}
> as my document and running either pdflatex or xelatex, I get this error:
> ! Package geometry Error: \paperwidth (0.0pt) too short.
> See the geometry package documentation for explanation.
> Type H <return> for immediate help.
> ...
> l.989 \Gm at process
> Sorry but your example should run smoothly so
> that I can understand what is wrong.

Version 1.0.1 of flashcards, now on CTAN, works fine with the actual 
geometry package. Yet


still doesn't put texttexttext in the center of the resulting cards, as 
it does when the line "\setotherlanguage{arabic}" is removed.

Fabian Rieger

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