New on CTAN: hvarabic
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2020-06-09 21:19:00 UTC
Herbert Voß submitted the



Version number: 0.01 2020-06-08
License type: lppl1.3c

Summary description: Macros for RTL typesetting

Announcement text:

This package provides support for right-to-left typesetting, especially
for arabic texts. But it can also be used for other RTL languages.


This package is located at

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Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
Ina Dau

Axel Berger
2020-06-09 22:31:04 UTC
Herbert Voß submitted the
The~ hvarabic~ package~ requires~ LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX.\\\\
You~ must~ change~ your~ typesetting~ engine~ to,~
"lualatex/xelatex" instead~ of~ "latex", or ~"pdflatex".
To be honest, I had quite expected that. Still, it would have been nice
to see it in the announcement or at least in the documentation. Is that
so much to ask?
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