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CTAN update: arabluatex

Date: August 28, 2018 4:32:11 PM CEST
Robert Alessi submitted an update to the arabluatex package. Version number: 1.13 2018-08-27 License type: gpl3+ cc-by-sa-4 Summary description: An ArabTeX-like interface for LuaLaTeX Announcement text:
arabluatex v1.13: - Exporting Unicode Arabic to an external file: arabluatex is now able to produce a duplicate of the original .tex source file in which all arabtex or buckwalter strings will have been replaced with Unicode equivalents, either in Arabic script or in any accepted standard of transliteration. See the documentation on pp. 57-59 for more details. As a result of this new feature, it is now possible to further process Unicode converted files with document converters such as pandoc. - New optional argument to \arbmark, either 'rl' or 'lr', to override the contextual analysis. - New 'color' option to 'arabverse' environment. - Use precomposed unicode ǧ/Ǧ instead of 'g/G + caron above' - A quick fix to a tiny bug (or rather a missing feature) in either 'adjustbox' or 'luacolor' has been added.
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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