From: John Hudson (tiro@tiro.com)
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 22:04:47 EST

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    What is the recommended method for reversing the normal direction of text? For example, if
    one has Arabic text and wishes to reverse the direction so that it goes from left to
    right, how should one do this? Some app, e.g. InDesign ME, offer 'Character Direction'
    control that affects selected text, but I'm looking for a more universal solution such as
    inserting a control character at the beginning of the text. I'm interested in both
    theoretical recommendations ('This is what you should do...') and practical caveats ('It
    doesn't actually work in X, Y and Z applications...). Thanks.

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks        www.tiro.com
    Vancouver, BC        tiro@tiro.com
    I often play against man, God says, but it is he who wants
       to lose, the idiot, and it is I who want him to win.
    And I succeed sometimes
    In making him win.
                  - Charles Peguy

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