[XeTeX] RTL hyperlink problems

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Fri Aug 20 15:11:15 CEST 2010

Am Fri, 20 Aug 2010 13:57:46 +0300 schrieb Ron Aaron:

>> I don't see why you need your own code. The following links looks
>> identical for me:
> Of course they do.  But as I mentioned, I am not using xelatex but
> xetex -- and for whatever reason, the hyperref package does not
> completely work with xetex, and gives very ugly links (using
> Adobe Reader; they look OK in "okular" for instance).

Well as far as I know hyperref doesn't work at all with the plain
format. I'm quite surprised that you even got it to work. 
>> bidi contains some code to adjust hyperref for RTL. But is says
>> explicitly in the manual that it only work for links in one line. 
> Yes, well that is exactly the problem I am trying to find a way to
> work-around! 

I did understand this ;-). But if the author of bidi didn't find a
solution to the problem  perhaps there isn't one. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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