[Tshwanelex-l] Style formatting with Multilingual entries

Claire Bowern claire.bowern at yale.edu
Tue Apr 17 11:07:19 EDT 2012

Hi all,
I've increased the attachment size limit to 500kb; that will allow screenshots.
(I'm travelling this week so there might be a short delay in approving messages that get held).

On Monday, April 16, 2012 at 11:19 PM, David Joffe wrote:

> 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 (mailto:dshasso at gmail.com)>
> To: <Tshwanelex-l at mailman.yale.edu (mailto: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 (mailto: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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