# CTAN Update: bidi

Date: September 18, 2011 8:10:14 PM CEST
On Sun, 18 Sep 2011 Vafa Khalighi submitted an update to the bidi package. Summary description: Support for bidirectional typesetting in plain TeX and LaTeX. License type: lppl Announcement text:
1) Documentation for usage of bidi package in Plain XeTeX is added. 2) New command \eqnewif is added that makes old and new bidi conditionals identical, e.g. \if at rl and \if at RTL. Generally this new command \eqnewif makes two conditionals identical such that whenever first conditional is true, the second one is also true and whever the first conditional is false, the second contional is also false. For more details see the documentation. 3) Support for lettrine package is added. 4) Support for the new package paracol by Hiroshi Nakashima is added.
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/bidi . More information is at http://www.ctan.org/pkg/bidi (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

## bidi – Bidirectional typesetting in plain TeX and LaTeX, using XeTeX

A convenient interface for typesetting bidirectional texts with plain and . The package includes adaptations for use with many other commonly-used packages.

 Package bidi Version 35.10 2019-10-19 Copyright 2007–2019 Vafa Khalighi Maintainer bidi-tex GitHub OrganisationVafa Khalighi

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