Re: Caret

From: Eli Zaretskii <>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 21:49:44 +0200

> From: Philippe Verdy <>
> Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 20:19:40 +0100
> Cc: UnicoDe List <>
> Have you seen how the caret behaves in Java applications ? It shows an
> extra triangular arrow head, oriented to the left or right, and connected
> to the top of the vertical line. And it is then really appearing NEARBY the
> character it designates in the indicated direction.

This is not enough. To show full information about the insertion
point in bidirectional text, you need a two-part caret, because
depending on whether you are going to insert or delete, and the
directionality of inserted/deleted character, the locus of the changes
can be different.
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