[XeTeX] bidi & eso-pic are broken

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Jun 6 14:35:12 CEST 2013

On Thu, Jun 06, 2013 at 02:00:36PM +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
> Am Wed, 5 Jun 2013 22:42:37 +0200 schrieb Khaled Hosny:
> > On Wed, Jun 05, 2013 at 07:14:06PM +0400, Fahad Al-Saidi wrote:
> >> I am now using pretest texLive 2013 to test and use the new features in
> >> xetex. However, when I use bidi & eso-pic together the page layout is
> >> broken. There is a big white space in the right side of the page.  Since
> >> wallpaper package uses eso-pic & polyglossia uses bidi package, the problem
> >> occurs whenever they are used together.
> > 
> > I don't see any big white space, can you attach your output PDF file?
> > (mine attached).
> I see the white space in your pdf (and also in my tests): The rose
> on the third page is moved to the left and not centered on the
> background like in the first page.

I see now, I looked only into the first page.

> The amound of displacement depends on the margins of the document. 
> I see the problem with bidi v12.2 (TL12) and v13.5 (miktex + TL13).

So it is a bidi issue.


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