[reportlab-users] Right-to-Left languages

Andy Robinson reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Tue, 15 Oct 2002 16:05:38 +0100

> It's probably crazy but could we "mirror image the fonts" then
> lay them out left to right and then mirror image the whole paragraph
> just using transforms?  What am I missing?

Sentences which mix left-to-right and right-to-left. Arabic or Hebrew
paragraphs containing Engish technical terms for example, and either
could break over a link.  

It's far worse in a GUI.  I read some essay once on the complexity
of text selection in these situations....

- Andy