print arabic characters

Suchandra Thapa ssthapa at classes.cs.uchicago.edu
Sat Dec 27 09:01:08 CET 2003


On Fri, 26 Dec 2003 08:46:23 -0600, Skip Montanaro wrote:

> Interestingly enough, the highlighting is backwards.  If I press and drag
> the mouse button from the right edge of a line, the background highlighting
> starts from the left edge.  It appears Apple doesn't have all the kinks
> worked out.

The highlighting might be due to the fact that Arabic is read right to
left.  Interestingly enough, I believe that numbers are written
left to right. I'm curious as to the layout of columns in a newspaper,
though.  





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