[XeTeX] Media9 buttons in RTL text

Karljurgen Feuerherm kfeuerherm at wlu.ca
Sat Apr 25 21:44:02 CEST 2015

On 2015-04-25, 15:29, "Arthur Reutenauer"
<arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org> wrote:

>> I do realize the usual MWE requirement, and I did not provide one at
>> because really what I was trying to find out was not related to a
>> example, but more the matter of whether Luabidi was likely to be
>> so as to be as fully functional as XeTeX bidi, as Vafa had suggested
>> fall.
>  I don't know about that and leave it for Vafa to answer.
>>       And I was hard pressed to express it clearly, as it was so
>> confusing to me as it was!!
>  That's understandable :-)
>> RE: the misguided switching to Lua: I was not happy with that myself;
>> indeed I did so only because it was the only solution proposed to me
>> October, and I was well aware that such a quirky solution was likely to
>> cause problems. Indeed it was only a few weeks that I was able to follow
>> this procedureŠ so my suspicion was vindicated.
>  So I realised.  But just in case, I think I'll change Polyglossia to
>use luabidi instead of bidi if it's loaded with LuaTeX.  I had started
>doing that in May 2013 but found out the output was very poor with
>right-to-left as well as Indic-script languages, so I rolled back and
>inserted the warning you saw ("[Hebrew] is not supported with LuaTeX,
>etc.").  I will leave that warning, but will now load luabidi.  With all
>its shortcomings, that may still prove useful for some users and will
>mean they'll have one less hoop to jump through if they really want to
>use LuaTeX for, say, Hebrew or Hindi.
>> I have found, as you say, that an MWE is often very difficult to
>> in that I tend to use many packages in fairly complicated ways, and
>> "minimal" in such cases can well be rather large and then I don't expect
>> the people on the other end to have the means to work with it. Such is
>> life :(
>  Fair enough, but my point was that you shouldn't try to make it
>smaller than necessary.  I fully appreciate that the resulting example
>may still be large, possibly too much so to let people navigate through
>it easily, but if it stops exhibiting the concrete problem it's not
>useful at all.
>	Best,
>		Arthur
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