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Subject: Re: [Idea] Right To Left Implementation.

Re: [Idea] Right To Left Implementation.

From: Naftali Goldstein <>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 11:56:34 +0200

attemps to do that, but it needs some serious updating in order to work with
current builds.

Good luck! ;)

On 6/25/05, Liberman Shachar <> wrote:
> Hello. I'm having thoughts about implementing right to left languages
> correctly (Un-mirrored.)
> it's pretty simple: there should be a function somewhere in the OS level,
> that should go through the characters of a string that is going to be
> displayed. when it hits a right to left laguage character (Hebrew or
> Arabic)
> it should paste it into a new string. it continues pasting the next
> character in the same string at the first place, making the actual first
> character-second. This is as long as it won't hit a latin letter. when it
> does, it should crop the first string and paste the new string at the
> right
> place. it should then coninue scanning for further accurance of right to
> left laguage characters and deal the same way with them.
> This is a very general description, of course there could be harder or
> easier ways to implement this. but anyhow, it sounds pretty easy to me, I
> wanted to know if this isn't too much work for the CPU to deal with, And
> is
> there someone working of something similar to this?
> I would love to write this algorithm myself, But I'm way too busy to even
> try. (I got as far as installing the Dev enviroment, not ever programmed
> in
> C before)
> have a nice day all! Liberman Shachar.
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2005-06-26

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