Commit 84412f2c authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Better indexing of "base direction" of paragraphs in the user manual.

 doc/emacs/mule.texi (Bidirectional Editing): Improve indexing.  Minor
 wording tweaks.
parent acb71f1d
2012-04-25 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* mule.texi (Bidirectional Editing): Improve indexing. Minor
wording tweaks.
2012-04-15 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* misc.texi (emacsclient Options): More clarifications.
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......@@ -1763,15 +1763,17 @@ non-@code{nil}, Emacs reorders characters that have right-to-left
directionality when they are displayed. The default value is
@code{t}.
@cindex base direction of paragraphs
@cindex paragraph, base direction
Each paragraph of bidirectional text can have its own @dfn{base
direction}, either right-to-left or left-to-right. (Paragraph
@c paragraph-separate etc have no influence on this?
boundaries are empty lines, i.e.@: lines consisting entirely of
whitespace characters.) Text in left-to-right paragraphs begins at
the left margin of the window and is truncated or continued when it
reaches the right margin. By contrast, text in right-to-left
paragraphs begins at the right margin and is continued or truncated at
the left margin.
whitespace characters.) Text in left-to-right paragraphs begins on
the screen at the left margin of the window and is truncated or
continued when it reaches the right margin. By contrast, text in
right-to-left paragraphs is displayed starting at the right margin and
is continued or truncated at the left margin.
@vindex bidi-paragraph-direction
Emacs determines the base direction of each paragraph dynamically,
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