[Tshwanelex-l] Style formatting with Multilingual entries

David Joffe david.joffe at tshwanedje.com
Mon Apr 16 23:19:09 EDT 2012

Hi Sargon,

Not sure about the list, but if you can send to my email directly, I 
will try have a look as soon as I can ... we don't have a size 
limitation on our email accounts.

 - David

On 16 Apr 2012 at 20:12, Sargon Hasso wrote:

From:	"Sargon Hasso" <dshasso at gmail.com>
To:	<Tshwanelex-l at mailman.yale.edu>
Date sent:	Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:12:59 -0500
Subject:	Re: [Tshwanelex-l] Style formatting with Multilingual entries

>     I sent this email but apparently it was held up in the queue subject to approval due to its size. 
>     Please advise on how to submit the full email so everyone can see it. I had to delete the sample 
>     screen snapshots as, I would presume, they were exceeding the email size limit (my email size 
>     was 113k).
>     Regards,
>     Sargon
>     From: Sargon Hasso [mailto:dshasso at gmail.com]
>     Sent: Sunday, April 08, 2012 7:47 PM
>     To: 'Tshwanelex-l at mailman.yale.edu'
>     Subject: Style formatting with Multilingual entries
>     In my project, I have multilingual entries with English as a main source language and Arabic, 
>     Kurdish, and Syriac as target languages. The latter are all RTL scripts. I would like to see the entry 
>     when exported to rtf, appear like the first instance of "absentee voting" vs. the exported 
>     instance just below it. Basically, I want the RTL scripts to be right-aligned against the left-aligned 
>     English lemma. I created the desired entry in WORD using a table. In TLex (the second instance 
>     of"absentee voting" ) , each of the three subentries are TE's for the English entry and they are 
>     defined in DTD as RTL and in the style output as right aligned (in the Styles/Indent and Spacing 
>     dialog box -Paragraph not checked). However, …[More after this image below]
>     ****************** Deleted screen snapshots ******************************
>     Two issues (related to the three RTL lines after "absentee voting" lemma entry)
> 1)  Tlex output and RTF output don't match (I am using office Professional 2010)
> 2)  Is there a way to align the first RTL entry with English entry just like the table entry I 
>     created in the first screen shot above [since I made the Arabic TE a paragraph, there is a 
>     line between English lemma entry and Arabic TE? [I can live with it if it can't be done 
>     easily).
>     Regards,
>     Sargon

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