fribidi_get_joining_type man page

fribidi_get_joining_type ā€” get character joining type

Synopsis

#include <fribidi.h>

FriBidiJoiningType fribidi_get_joining_type(FriBidiChar ch);

Parameters

FriBidiChar ch

Input character.

Description

This function returns the joining type of a character as defined in Table 8-2 Primary Arabic Joining Classes of the Unicode standard available at http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode4.0.0/ch08.pdf#G7462, using data provided in file ArabicShaping.txt and UnicodeData.txt of the Unicode Character Database available at http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/ArabicShaping.txt and http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UnicodeData.txt.

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

Returns

Possible values for a FriBidiJoiningType are as follows:

FRIBIDI_JOINING_TYPE_U

NUn-joining, e.g. Full Stop.

FRIBIDI_JOINING_TYPE_R

Right-joining, e.g. Arabic Letter Dal.

FRIBIDI_JOINING_TYPE_D

Dual-joining, e.g. Arabic Letter Ain.

FRIBIDI_JOINING_TYPE_C

Join-Causing, e.g. Tatweel, ZWJ.

FRIBIDI_JOINING_TYPE_T

Transparent, e.g. Arabic Fatha.

FRIBIDI_JOINING_TYPE_L

Left-joining, i.e. Fictional.

FRIBIDI_JOINING_TYPE_G

IGnored, e.g. LRE, RLE, ZWNBSP.

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_type(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_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(3), fribidi_get_bidi_type_name(3), fribidi_get_bidi_types(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