fribidi_get_bidi_type man page

fribidi_get_bidi_type — get character bidi type

Synopsis

#include <fribidi.h>

FriBidiCharType fribidi_get_bidi_type(FriBidiChar ch);

Parameters

FriBidiChar ch
Input character.

Description

This function returns the bidi type of a character as defined in Table 3.7 Bidirectional Character Types of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm available at http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr9/#Bid…, using data provided in file UnicodeData.txt of the Unicode Character Database available at http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/U….

There are a few macros defined in fribidi-bidi-types.h for querying a bidi type.

Returns

Possible values for a FriBidiCharType are as follows:

FRIBIDI_TYPE_LTR
Left-To-Right letter.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_RTL
Right-To-Left letter.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_AL
Arabic Letter.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_EN
European Numeral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_AN
Arabic Numeral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_ES
European number Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_ET
European number Terminator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_CS
Common Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_NSM
Non Spacing Mark.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_BN
Boundary Neutral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_BS
Block Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_SS
Segment Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_WS
WhiteSpace.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_ON
Other Neutral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_LRE
Left-to-Right Embedding.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_RLE
Right-to-Left Embedding.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_LRO
Left-to-Right Override.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_RLO
Right-to-Left Override.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_PDF
Pop Directional Flag.

See Also

fribidi_charset_to_unicode(3), fribidi_unicode_to_charset(3), fribidi_parse_charset(3), fribidi_shape_arabic(3), fribidi_get_par_direction(3), fribidi_get_par_embedding_levels(3), fribidi_reorder_line(3), fribidi_get_bidi_types(3), fribidi_get_bidi_type_name(3), fribidi_debug_status(3), fribidi_mirroring_status(3), fribidi_set_mirroring(3), fribidi_reorder_nsm_status(3), fribidi_set_reorder_nsm(3), fribidi_log2vis_get_embedding_levels(3), fribidi_get_type(3), fribidi_get_type_internal(3), fribidi_remove_bidi_marks(3), fribidi_log2vis(3), fribidi_join_arabic(3), fribidi_get_joining_type(3), fribidi_get_joining_types(3), fribidi_get_joining_type_name(3), fribidi_get_mirror_char(3), fribidi_shape_mirroring(3), fribidi_shape(3)

Referenced By

fribidi_charset_to_unicode(3), fribidi_debug_status(3), fribidi_get_bidi_type_name(3), fribidi_get_bidi_types(3), fribidi_get_joining_type(3), fribidi_get_joining_type_name(3), fribidi_get_joining_types(3), fribidi_get_mirror_char(3), fribidi_get_par_direction(3), fribidi_get_par_embedding_levels(3), fribidi_get_type(3), fribidi_get_type_internal(3), fribidi_join_arabic(3), fribidi_log2vis(3), fribidi_log2vis_get_embedding_levels(3), fribidi_mirroring_status(3), fribidi_parse_charset(3), fribidi_remove_bidi_marks(3), fribidi_reorder_line(3), fribidi_reorder_nsm_status(3), fribidi_set_mirroring(3), fribidi_set_reorder_nsm(3), fribidi_shape(3), fribidi_shape_mirroring(3), fribidi_unicode_to_charset(3).

6 December 2012 GNU FriBidi 0.19.7 Programmer's Manual