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Re: Tags for aligning in both Left To Right and Right To Left directions properly.

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2007 22:30:26 +0100
To: "Wouter Wessels" <wwessels@xs4all.nl>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tov3c00bsmjzpq@acer3010.parc.com>

On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 18:40:42 +0100, Wouter Wessels <wwessels@xs4all.nl>  

> When you align a piece of text 'left' in an Englis page, chances are you  
> want it aligned 'right' in an Arabic page.
> How wonderful would the world be if there were 2 extra values that one  
> could use in the align argument in for instance <td align="something">

Effectively this is what happens with CSS2.1 now, where it says that the  
inital value of text-align is:

	Initial:  	a nameless value that acts as 'left' if 'direction' is 'ltr',
	'right' if 'direction' is 'rtl'


CSS3 adds actual values for these two cases, namely 'start' and 'end'.

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton
Received on Thursday, 8 March 2007 21:30:44 UTC

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