RE: Mongolian script samples

From: Richard Ishida (
Date: Thu Oct 09 2008 - 07:13:37 CDT

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    I just did some testing in case, for some reason, there was something in Uniscribe that affects this, but it didn't appear to be the case.

    You are using beta2, right?

    I see Mongolian as expected using the standard writing-mode: tb-lr. (And I see Chinese and Japanese as expected using tb-rl.) See the early drafts of my tests with screen grabs for the reference graphics at


    You are putting the CSS on a block element, right ?


    Richard Ishida
    Internationalization Lead
    W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Andrew West []
    > Sent: 09 October 2008 12:30
    > To: Richard Ishida
    > Cc:
    > Subject: Re: Mongolian script samples
    > 2008/10/8 Richard Ishida <>:
    > >
    > > In particular, IE8beta now supports writing-mode:tb-lr.
    > According to <>
    > you should use "-ms-writing-mode:tb-lr" in preference to
    > "writing-mode:tb-lr", but that does not work for me either. Has anyone
    > had any success in getting tb-rl layout to work with IE8Beta?
    > Andrew

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