135277Re: displaying unicode control sequences
- Dec 31, 2012* Shlomi Fish <shlomif@...> [01/01/13 01:52]:
> Hi Moshe,Thanks, I know vim itself doesn't support bidi, I'm using it with a
> On Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:47:09 +0200
> Moshe Kamensky <moshe.kamensky@...> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am editing a document that contains the bidi control sequences LRE
> > (unicode 202a) and PDF (unicode 202c). These characters are displayed
> > with their unicode value in angle brackets, like this: <202a>. As a
> > result, the line breaking (among other things) is wrong. This happens
> > both in the gui (gtk2) and in the terminal, despite the fact that the
> > font I am using appears to have glyphs for these characters. So my
> > question is, is it possible to cause vim to display the actual glyphs,
> > instead of the unicode value?
> Vim does not support bidirectional editing of bidirectional (mixed
> Hebrew/Latin, Arabic/Latin , etc.) text - it can either display the text
> left to right or right to left, with some fragments displayed reversed.
> Also see: http://ae-www.technion.ac.il/pkgs/t-z/vim/
terminal that (somewhat) supports it (urxvt with a perl plugin). The
problem is that I sometimes need to insert explicit direction marks, and
I would like them to be displayed properly, i.e., occupy only one cell.
Otherwise, the display gets completely garbled.
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