[Python-il] Text editor for python with bidi support

Viktorija Zaksiene viktorija.zaksiene at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 16:41:19 IDT 2009


On Friday 05 June 2009, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> On Friday 05 June 2009 13:34:31 Viktorija Zaksiene wrote:
> > On Friday 05 June 2009, Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > > On Friday 05 June 2009 09:09:41 Viktorija Zaksiene wrote:
> > > > Hi all,
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I would really appreciate advice. Early I never meet the necessity to
> > > > develop python programms with bidi support, but right now I need to
> > > > do it. And it appears, that my favorite vim does not want to manage
> > > > hebrew/english in the right way. What text editor do you use to edit
> > > > english/hebrew programms?
> > >
> > > I normally use KDE 4's Kate editor ( http://kate-editor.org/ ) for BiDi
> > > text. I previously used KDE 3's kedit (because K3Kate's bidi support
> > > was not good enough), and GNOME's gedit also has good BiDi support.
> >
> > Thank you, Shlomi.
>
> You're welcome.
>
> > > Regarding vim I should note that vim is capable of reversing the
> > > direction of the entire text (both Hebrew and English) if you build it
> > > with the right flags.
> >
> > What are right flags? (Probably it is good question form vim mailing
> > list, thought) It is good to know that it is possible to make vim suite
> > my needs, I will keep trying in the future.
>
> I'm using the following script to configure and build Vim from source:
>
> {{{{{{{{{{{
> #!/bin/bash
>  ./configure --prefix=$HOME/apps/vim --with-features=huge
> }}}}}}}}}}}
>
> I should note that it is not true bidi, but rather allows you to view
> either the Hebrew or the Latin (but not both) in the right direction and
> the other text in the opposite direction.

Yes, I already tried "huge" option. Unfortunately, it does not work in several 
situations I need.

Vika
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