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Declaring Unicode characters for Imperial Aramaic through hebrew keyboard in a non hebrew document

I have very limited experience with regard to .tex, and I am writing this after 6 hours of independent research, the solution might be something very simple, but I just can't find it. Here is the ...
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A problem with two column footnotes in XeLatex

My file must be compiled by XeLateX and its footnotes should be sorted in two columns in each page. So I use this code in the preamble: \documentclass{article} ...
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Handling left-to-right inside right-to-left paragraphs using Emacs and AUCTeX [closed]

I'm using Emacs to typeset a document which has English as its main language but which will use Hebrew and Greek as well. You can see on my screenshot how the \footnote command shows two open ...
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Oops! you have loaded package pgf after bidi package

I keep getting this error in my TeXStudio: Package bidi Error: Oops! you have loaded package pgf after bidi package. Pleocument again. \begin{document} What does it mean?
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Wrong position for page numbers in memoir + RTL

If I understand the verso-recto norms properly, page numbers should appear, both in LTR and in RTL documents, on the outer side of the pages, rather than in the inner side. This is explained in this ...
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Creating a LaTeX Table from a Microsoft Word Document

I have this multi page word document file which is consisted of a table with two columns. the left column is an English word in front of which in the left column the Persian translation is provided. I ...
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Footnote separator is on the wrong direction in Hebrew documents

I am using XeLaTeX and polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. I have found out that when I am using footnotes (when Hebrew is the default language), they appear on the right direction, but the footnote ...
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Latin characters with accents inside a Hebrew paragraph

This question is closely related to this one. I am trying to enter Latin characters with accents into a Hebrew paragraph, using XeLaTeX + polyglossia. It turns out that if I don't use the english ...
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English text inside a Hebrew paragraph

I am using XeLaTeX + polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting, and this works wonderfully. However, recently I needed to incorporate English words inside Hebrew paragraphs. This compiles wrong, as it ...
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hanging indent in RTL

I have a RTL Arabic doc. Because I want most of these to have a hanging indent, I don't want to wrap each paragraph in a special environment. Instead I want to be able to turn on and turn off ...
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minipages in bidi-longtable

I have a bidi-longtable in a mixed language document (mainlanguage Arabic). I am using minipages in each cell of the table because I will need to do some complicated things later like footnotes. The ...
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Two problems with bidi polyglossia footnotes

This MWE shows two problems I am encountering with footnotes when using polyglossia (mainlanguage Arabic, otherlanguage English). Notice how the punctuation in the footnote reverses position next to ...
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`tabular` and `bidi` strange behaviour

I am using polyglossia (arabic and english) and a conditional environment that I can turn off and on, representing the teacher's version. In the MWE below, I have three single rows in tabular and I ...
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Order of words disturbed by using polyglossia with rtl language?

When having \setotherlanguage{hebrew} active, then even in an english environment it reverses the order of words in a \text{} and scrambles the labels for equations. Here is a minimal working example ...
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Matching alignment of two minipages

I want two minipages side by side, aligned to the margins and the tops aligned to each other. I have read this previous answer but I think my problem is different and related to bidi. In the MWE ...
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minipage breaks bidi

I am using XeTex and polyglossia for two languages {arabic and english}. The main language is arabic. When I set a minipage and put some mixed language paragraphs inside it, the left-to-right ...
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problem with this code for traditional numberline

I want to typeset poem verses that are numberedline. use with this code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[colorlinks=true]{hyperref} \usepackage{xepersian} ...
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Memoir sheetsequence counter does not increment when bidi is loaded

I would like to use \thesheetsequence in the trim area (sheet-number.tex) as described in the Memoir documentations but the counter does not increment (it always shows 1) and \thelastsheet is always ...
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Empty frames in beamer in case of RTL languages without tikz package, xelatex engine

I can not understand why all components of a beamer presentation are not showing (really empty frames) with this MWE \documentclass{beamer} %\usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{polyglossia} ...
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change script of footnote label in bidi

I am using Memoir and polyglossia (including fontspec and bidi). My document contains text in Arabic script and Latin script. I'd like the footnote labels (footnotemark) to display in the defined ...
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RTL with tabluar

This is a question about xelatex, even though I mention LyX here. My goal is to produce an RTL table with one row, two columns, which looks more or less like that: ...
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How do I make a RTL footnote in eledmac in the paragraph-style?

In a previous question, Salim Bou helpfully provided a solution to getting RTL footnote rules in eledmac. Building on this, I wish to ask now to typeset a critical apparatus series as one paragraph. ...
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How do I make a footnote rule RTL in eledmac?

In eledmac, how do I get the the footnote rule to be RTL, i.e. to begin at the right margin, as opposed to the left? I am using polyglossia and the bidi packages with Memoir, and eledmac for its ...
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How to render “<from>-<to>” if <to>is in a right-to-left script? [closed]

There is a volume of the Appendix of the amazing Print Wikipedia publication which lists contributors to Wikipedia. The first contributor listed in this particular volume is "Xholierthanthou". The ...
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The commands for bidi package do not autocomplete?

I have installed the bidi package on my Texlive 2014 and It works well, however the auto-complete on my TeXstudio (version 2.9.4) do not work for the bidi package's commands. I checked the configure ...
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multicol has strange horizontal offset when page cut close to end of columns in bidi mode

multicol works great for me, and so is bidi. this changes for some rare occasions when I change multicolsep. this is my MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{bidi} ...
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Selectively showing latin numbers whithin a xepersian document paragragh

Consider the following document: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{FreeFarsi}% http://sourceforge.net/projects/fpf/ \begin{document} این یک متن فارسی است. ...
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XeLaTeX - gb4e example numbering in footnotes - Interaction with polyglossia package?

I thought the gb4e package for linguistic example typesetting would provide automatic switching of the numbering scheme between main text examples and examples in footnotes. This is not the behavior I ...
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XeLaTeX, bidi, hyperref, longtable conflict

Take a look at this XeLaTeX file: \documentclass{memoir} \usepackage{longtable} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{bidi} \begin{document} \begin{longtable}{l} x \end{longtable} \end{document} ...
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Biblatex authoryear-icomp doesn't work as expected with polyglossia hebrew support on

I use biblatex combined with polyglossia Hebrew support: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{hebrew} % Line which causes the problem! ...
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tcolorbox and bidi behaviour

When using bidi with tcolorbox package the box is not inline with the text. Running the MWE with bidi commented or not makes it all clear. Can somebody explain this behaviour and possibly come up with ...
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soul package for wavy underline with bidi does not compile

I am using the soul+tikz code provided by Gonzalo Medina in Red squiggly imitation to get a wavy underline All works well until I include the raqgged2e and bidi packages. At compile time I get ! ...
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Listing caption numbers are reverse in the list of listings [closed]

Consider the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{book} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xepersian} \settextfont{FreeFarsi}% http://sourceforge.net/projects/fpf/ \DefaultMathsDigits ...
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highlighting RTL text - ulem with bidi and color

following this: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/48549/22969, I tried this code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} ...
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Comma links in LTR texts in RTL arabic document

I insert an english fragment into arabic text. If there is a comma after a digit, I get surprising result. The comma goes before the number, not after. The font above is "Amiri". I tested also ...
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Wrong pdflastxpos value with XeLaTeX+bidi

The answer from Vala helped me to rephrase my question. See the original one below. Using pdfsavepos to get absolute position of texts on the page, I faced the following problems when using XeLaTeX ...
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Double-spacing in text but not footnotes in memoir class while using arabxetex

The memoir class's \DoubleSpacing command without an asterisk (*) is supposed to double-space the text but not the footnotes or float text. However, when the arabxetex package has been loaded, this ...
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Tex studio- Bidirectional

I am using the xepersian package in Texstudio. The logical way of writing maths in Persian in Tex is that one writes in persian and when they press dollar, the font switches automatically to English. ...
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What is bidirectional or multidirectional typesetting/editor?

I have been seen terms like multidirectional typesetting, bidirectional typesetting/work, bidirectional editor ... For example, in this brilliant answer to The differences between TeX engines, there ...
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\llap mystery with TeX--XeT

Consider \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xecolor} % loads fontspec by default \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \begin{document} \fontsize{60}{70}\selectfont TEST\llap{\textxecolor{red}{TEST}} ...
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Why are not the dotted line and the page number showed up while using the acronym package with the xepersian package?

In the code below, despite using the withpage option, the dotted line and the page number are not showed up in the output pdf. How can I fix this problem? \documentclass{book} ...
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Equation numbers are shown in reverse parentheses

I am using \begin{equation} a = b \end{equation} to write the equations in my paper. However, the problem is that the number related to each equation is not shown in the correct format like the ...
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bidi causes reversed parentheses in equation numbers

When writing a Hebrew document using xelatex, bidi, and polyglossia, equation numbers are in reverse parentheses. How can I fix this? MWE \documentclass[a4paper, twoside, titlepage, 11pt]{report} ...
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clipbox with bidi

this is my code, compiled by xelatex: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{trimclip} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} \setotherlanguage{english} ...
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Beamer themes and bidi problems

I'm trying to write a Hebrew beamer presentation. I found some very nice template that actually worked from the box (which you can find in this very link, source and author's compiled output) but ...
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Issue with arabxetex and equation numbers

There seems to be some issue with printing equation numbers when using the arabxetex package. Here is a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabxetex} % %\usepackage{bidi} % ...
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Minimal bidi for typesetting RL text

I need to typeset RTL text (Arabic, Persian) for linguistics books. I know of the bidi package. But bidiis way to powerful for our purposes and it has many side effects (it basically affects ...
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bidi and hyperref change hyphenation

I try to compile th following document. If I load both bidi and hyperref, Mittelbach is not hyphenated. If I comment out one of them, everything is fine. The bstfile is here: ...
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Equation number enclosing parentheses misplaced with Polyglossia+Hebrew+amsmath

I am compiling the following MWE using XeLatex within TeXnicCenter and get a garbled equation number: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{hebrew} ...
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verbatim with Arabic script

I try to put together guidelines for linguists. One part concernes typesetting right to left text with the bidi package. I want to use verbatim for the code, but the Persian characters are not printed ...