Re: [xsl] BIDI problem in XSL-FO

Subject: Re: [xsl] BIDI problem in XSL-FO
From: "Tony Graham tgraham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 3 May 2016 13:06:21 -0000
On 03/05/2016 13:21, Tony Graham tgraham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
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Van: "Michael MC<ller-Hillebrand mmh@xxxxxxxxx"
<fo:block>Brand name (Former name)</fo:block>

This is visually rendered like this:

(Brand name (Former name
My first idea is to add <fo:bidi-override direction="ltr"> to each
block or maybe only each text node that consist of solely non-Arabic
characters. I guess this could be done using a regular expression like

That will 'un-mirror' the ')' but not change its position. See FO below.

Sorry, yes, 'direction' should apply only to fo:bidi-override. I'll have to look into what it was doing to fo:block. This will work:

<fo:block><fo:bidi-override direction="ltr">Brand name (Former name)</fo:bidi-override></fo:block>


Tony Graham. -- Senior Architect XML Division Antenna House, Inc. ---- Skerries, Ireland tgraham@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

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