From: Jony Rosenne (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Mar 27 2004 - 03:33:25 EST
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of John Hudson
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> Subject: RTL -> LTR
> 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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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