[OS X TeX] %18 or 18% : incorrect placement of the percentage sign ?
dewatson at mac.com
Mon Feb 4 21:25:53 EST 2008
I will ask my colleague tomorrow. Thanks for the specifics.
On Feb 4, 2008, at 6:48 PM, Eric Jablow wrote:
> On Feb 4, 2008, at 6:01 PM, David Watson wrote:
>> I asked an Egyptian friend of mine in graduate school about this,
>> and his immediate response was that it should be placed on the
>> left. There may be some difference between Egyptian arabic and
>> other forms of arabic, but he didn't seem to make any distinction
>> of such a custom.
> Is the percent sign mirrored too? I'm guessing that it is replaced
> with Unicode U+066A, ARABIC PERCENT SIGN. See http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0600.pdf
> . Look at page 4 of that, marked as p. 50 in print.
> Eric Jablow
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