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constants group WritingMode2
Description
this set of constants describes different writing directions

In addition to numerous explicit writing directions, it allows allows to specify to take the writing direction from the object's context.


Constants
LR_TB text within lines is written left-to-right. Lines and blocks are placed top-to-bottom.  
RL_TB text within a line are written right-to-left. Lines and blocks are placed top-to-bottom.  
TB_RL text within a line is written top-to-bottom. Lines and blocks are placed right-to-left.  
TB_LR text within a line is written top-to-bottom. Lines and blocks are placed left-ro-right.  
PAGE [ DEPRECATED ]
obtain writing mode from the current page.  
CONTEXT obtain actual writing mode from the context of the object.  
Constants' Details
LR_TB
const short LR_TB = 0;
Description
text within lines is written left-to-right. Lines and blocks are placed top-to-bottom.

Typically, this is the writing mode for normal "alphabetic" text.

RL_TB
const short RL_TB = 1;
Description
text within a line are written right-to-left. Lines and blocks are placed top-to-bottom.

Typically, this writing mode is used in Arabic and Hebrew text.

TB_RL
const short TB_RL = 2;
Description
text within a line is written top-to-bottom. Lines and blocks are placed right-to-left.

Typically, this writing mode is used in Chinese and Japanese text.

TB_LR
const short TB_LR = 3;
Description
text within a line is written top-to-bottom. Lines and blocks are placed left-ro-right.

Typically, this writing mode is used in Mongolian text.

PAGE
const short PAGE = 4;
Usage Restrictions
deprecated
Deprecation Info
Use CONTEXT instead.
Description
obtain writing mode from the current page.

May not be used in page styles.

CONTEXT
const short CONTEXT = 4;
Description
obtain actual writing mode from the context of the object.
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