Re: Jumping Cursor. Was: Right-to-Left Punctuation Problem

From: Gregg Reynolds (
Date: Tue Aug 02 2005 - 19:27:48 CDT

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    Mark E. Shoulson wrote:
    > Gregg Reynolds wrote:
    >> I can't even count the times I've just given up because *I couldn't
    >> even edit* monolingual Arabic text because of MS Word's bizarro
    >> behaviour with parens, punctuation, etc. After ten minutes of trying
    >> to get it to behave in some semblance of a reasonable manner, I just
    >> end up deleting and starting over. It is very clear to me that the
    >> only reason anybody uses such software is because they have no other
    >> choice, not because they are satisfied with it.
    > Then fix the software. Unicode ain't broke (here). Fix what is.
    > ~mark
    Ok. This weekend I'll fix Word. Just as soon as I'm finished with
    world hunger and the AIDS epidemic. And those pesky windows on the
    Sears Tower.


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