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CTAN update: arabluatex

Date: November 15, 2016 1:20:17 PM CET
Robert Alessi submitted an update to the arabluatex package. Version number: 1.5 2016-11-14 License type: gpl3 Summary description: An ArabTeX-like interface for LuaLaTeX Announcement text:
arabluatex v1.5: - environments and list environments are now processed in Arabic mode; - unicode Arabic input for short insertions and running paragraphs as well; - compatibility with the 'quran' package for typesetting Qurʾānic passages; - some rules have been improved. Unless other small bugfixes emerge, the next release will be v1.6 (implementation of Arabic poetry): top priority, should be out in a couple of weeks.
The package's Catalogue entry can be viewed at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/arabluatex The package's files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/luatex/latex/arabluatex
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun
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arabluatex – Arab for Lua

This package provides for Lua an Arab-like interface to generate Arabic writing from an ascii transliteration. It is particularly well-suited for complex documents such as technical documents or critical editions where a lot of left-to-right commands intertwine with Arabic writing. arabluatex is able to process any Arab input notation. Its output can be set in the same modes of vocalization as Arab, or in different roman transliterations. It further allows many typographical refinements. It will eventually interact with some other packages yet to come to produce from .tex source files, in addition to printed books, TEI xml compliant critical editions and/or lexicons that can be searched, analyzed and correlated in various ways.

Packagearabluatex
Version1.17 2019-03-24
Copyright2016–2019 Robert Alessi
MaintainerRobert Alessi

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