{right-to-left} is about authoring and compiling Right-to-Left content (mostly in languages such as Farsi, Arabic or Hebrew) with (La)TeX. A popular package is {bidi}.

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Thumb index, with Right To Left language?

I've tried creating Thumb Indices, using thumbs package, in a Hebrew book, and it failed. Checked again the Readme, and the last line is: Right-to-left-writing with Polyglossary is probably ...
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Problem in footnote with arabtex package

I have a problem if I try to typeset a footnote while using the arabtex package. The problem is that the number is still in left side and the text is in right side. MWE ...
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Arabic cells' tables rendered from right to left

Is there a way to get arabic cells' tables rendered from right to left just like they are typesetted. here is a minimal example! \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[ utf8 ]{inputenc} ...
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Writing with RTL language inside of formulas in LYX

I recently started using LYX and it's GREAT! I have configured it for using Hebrew and everything works fine except I can't write in Hebrew inside formulas normally. In the equations it won't let me ...
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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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Help with Interlinear RTL Text (Persian/Farsi and English)

I'm trying to create an interlinear text that interleaves Farsi (Persian) and English but am having a couple of problems: 1) The interlinear portion of it seems to work but the actual Persian text ...
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arabxetex: madda vocalization

I need to produce a madda sign without any preceding fatha, just the madda. I can't understand why the MWE below stubbornly produces a vowel above the mim, as in the following image. %!TEX ...
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Customize right to left list in context

How can I use margin and column options with right to left list (arabic language). I have defined new enumeration ..., أ , ب for my right to left list, but if I add mergin or any other option for ...
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hyperref links break with pdftex + babel + Hebrew (or right-to-left language)

Using the babel package to write Hebrew text exposes incompatibilities with all sorts of other packages. This questions is about the incompatibility with hyperref. Basically, you can't get links with ...
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Right-to-left interlinear translation, multiple words for one translation

I'm using ExPex for an interlinear translation in Hebrew. I'm having issues when translating one Hebrew word with multiple English words: the English words are right-to-left, while they should be ...
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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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How to increase the footnote line length in Arabic with scrbook?

If I write in English the code below would work, but when I write in Arabic it won't! I want to extend the length of the footnote line to the whole text width. MWE ...
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How to modify enumerate label format for right to left list in context

I would like to use context to write right to left list, \textdir TRT and \pardir TRT managed to write right to left text. In case of list, if we use \startitemize[n] labels looks like this The ...
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LaTeX: issue when using multicol with RTL languages

I'm trying to use LaTeX with RTL language. when I set columns count to 2, LaTeX use LTR direction as default. I try to use \RLmulticolcolumns command but it does not work! \documentclass{book} ...
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Is there arabic latex allow me to write mathematical paper with question arabic and latine math?

I would like to write a book in mathematics but with questions in Arabic and Latin mathmetical symbols (for example, between two Arabic words there might be a Latin mathematical symbol). Note: For ...
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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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`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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Display tikzpiture environment in Righ to Left direction in a Document using a language with Left to Right direction as the main language

I write a document with mixed languages having different writing direction. The main language is in left to right direction. I want to write a tree diagram in another language having right to left ...
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How to reverse section numbering for right-to-left languages?

I use XePersian to typeset Persian, but I don't want my section number mirrored! For example, section 3-1 is written as section 1-3, which is embaressing! So, I want my numbers back :-) This issue is ...
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What happened to \luatextextdir?

As of today, the command \luatextextdir does no longer seem to work. I employ the command in order to be able to typeset Arabic. To that end I created the following commands: ...
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Problem using xepersian with beamer

I am using xepersian with beamer and I have a problem with list environments, e.g. itemize and enumerate. I cannot flush them to the right (make them right-aligned). As you can see in the MWE, I have ...
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Correct inconsistent image placement across direction boundaries in ConTeXt?

I have a serious of auto-generated documents in various languages that include a mix of LTR and RTL languages. I am trying to come up with common markup that works across both directions. I've run ...
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brackets in equation environment (XeLaTeX) [duplicate]

I have some work to do in XeLaTeX, What's wrong with my code ? What's I get : Any advice? My MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[framemethod=default]{mdframed} ...
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Problem with english number in xepersian package [duplicate]

I'm writing a document using xepersian package to write Kurdish in Latex.Every thing work perfect but the only problem is when I want number in every place in my latex file to be like ( 123456789). ...
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Right-to-left script with pdfLaTeX, LuaLaTex

Is there any reasonable, generic way (i.e. not only Arabic, or only Farsi) to write RTL LaTeX documents (or even bidi) and compile them with pdfTeX or LuaTex? In ConTeXt, we can use \righttoleft{my ...
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putting a box around each line of text in a paragraph

In my environment I would like to automatically make a box around each individual line of text in a paragraph so that I can operate on each line. I think this should really be done in LaTeX rather ...
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\RLmulticolcolumns deactivated if “right to left” language is loaded with \setotherlanguage xelatex

The command \RLmulticolcolumns from multicol package to reverse order of the columns on the page from right to left work fine with pdflatex or xelatex, here a working example: ...
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Example numbers in right-to-left environment with ExPex

I was delighted to see that expex does interlinear text in right-to-left languages nearly perfectly. One issue, however, is that the example number is placed in the right margin instead of aligned to ...
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How right to left works in latex?

I tried to write Arabic numerals. For individual digits, there is no problem, but the problem starts with two numbers or more like the example below: 1980 should be ١٩٨٠ [correct]. But in my case I ...
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Alignment of the footnote line

How I can force latex to align the footnote line in some pages to left, right or even center? As you see in this picture below, I want to push the footnote separator line to left side of this paper, ...
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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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different lang, write only right to left

I am using LYX. when I am writing a file in lyx that combines hebrew(RTL) and english(LTR) sometimes I write lines that start in english word this line and only this line that starts with english ...
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How to change the numbering style of subcaption only

This question is somehow related to Change counter style for caption. But here I want to use subcaptions as well. I want to create myStyle for captions. \DeclareCaptionFormat has three options. From ...
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Change counter style for caption

I want to make numbering in caption right-to-left. For example Change in the caption: شکل 01 to شکل 10. The reason I want something like this is I am working with right-to-left language and I can ...
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Using `inputminted` in lyx has no effect on document

I'm trying to import a complete code file into a lyx document using the minted package. But the resulting document has no code at all. Here is a minimal example. And there's nothing in the resulting ...
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Using minted for syntax highlighting with RTL language reverses code

I'm writing a LyX document in Hebrew and I want to inset some inline code snippet but the code is reversed when rendered. The minimal lyx example is here. And it look like this: LyX source: ...
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Kurdish on latex

Kurdish Sorani is similar to Arabic and Persian Languages. any Tips how to run from Latex. please don't advise LaTeX babel as there is only Kurdish (Latin).
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RTL Beamer: getting lists to right-align

This code produces a list of items aligned to the left margin. In a proper RTL text they should be right-aligned. \raggedright doesn't have the expected effect. From other posts I suspect that ...
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IDE / Best known method for writing Hebrew documents with LaTeX

I usually use LyX to prepare lecture notes, course summaries, etc. The reason I use LyX and not LaTex directly is twofold - I usually need to type in real time - summing a lecture. I think for this ...
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LuaTeX RTL text: Wrong horizontal spacing in headlines

When typesetting syriac RTL text in LuaTeX, it seems the right-alignment of section and subsection headlines has a bug. It seems that the small horizontal space between number and headline text is ...
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Right-to-left text in document with in-line equations

people. I am having real problems with the right-to-left language in this document. Please just try to compile. \documentclass{article} ...
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How to keep both Mapping=arabicdigits and Ligatures=TeX in this MWE?

Please consider the MWE below: MWE - scenario 1 \documentclass[demo]{scrartcl} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[locale=mashriq,numerals=mashriq,abjadjimnotail=true]{arabic} % ...
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Best way to use multi-lingual quotes using csquotes package in AUCTeX Emacs

When I write in Arabic (Rt-to-Lt) language I get the quotation marks reversed (the right instaed of left and vice versa) if I want to keep font-locking of AUCTeX setup. Emacs editor using AUCTeX ...
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The tableofcontents in beamer arabic

I have asked two question about arabic beamer in the following link: RTL tableofcontents) in arabic (or polyglossia package) beamer And they have solved well. Now i have a problem. When I have ...
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LaTeX editor that supports Hebrew [duplicate]

I am looking for a LaTeX editor that can manage Hebrew and RTL, and that is supported on OSX, I came across many but did not find that works. Thanks
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How to write Hindi numbers within Arabic text in Emacs 24? [closed]

I use GNU Emacs 24.3.1. I want to write multilingual text including Arabic text and English text in one buffer. Problem is how to write Hindi numbers instead of Arabic numbers when writing Arabic text ...
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Lualatex and Syriac (initial, middle and final letters)

I have heard that it is possible to typeset Arabic texts with Lualatex, so I assume that it is also possible to typeset Syriac texts with LuaLatex. But when I run the following example, the output is ...
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RTL and LTR columns in ONE table?

Is it possible to set some columns in one table as RTL while other are LTR? I want to do something like this: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !TEX TS-program = xelatex ...
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\cite and \bibitem reverse the digits when using Arabi package

Unfortunately I have a similar problem as in \pageref dosen't properly show the page number when using arabi package. When I use the command \cite, the digits are reversed. In fact I am not able ...
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Switch twocolumn between right-to-left and left-to-right with the package multiind in polyglossia

Writing a book in arabic, I want to obtain a dictionnary of used words in my document between arabic and english, and want that the entries of the dictionnary will be in two different orders, in ...