[XeTeX] New version of xetex

Vafa Khalighi texpersian at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 13:55:00 CEST 2014

> If you are looking at extending xetex's RTL support is there any
> chance of addressing RTL tables (as affects for example longtable in
> the other thread)?
> as the nodes can only go in hmode there is no good place to put them
> to affect the ordering of columns in an halign.

Hi David,

The only way to make RTL \halign in TeX-XeT is to do a construct like

\halign material

The parsitex change file (http://ctan.org/pkg/parsitex) which is also based
on Knuth TeX-XeT implements a \semihalign primitive that has the reverse
order column of \halign.
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