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How to create a footer with text written from right-to-left as in Hebrew or Arabic

If you need to use Hebrew, Arabic or any other type of right-to-left language, you will have to use special HTML tags.

Start editing your footer using CodeTwo Exchange Rules built-in editor. Once you have finished designing your footers, go to the HTML button and select Source Code option from the drop down menu (fig. 1).

Source code in CodeTwo Exchange Rules footer editor
Fig. 1. CodeTwo Exchange Rules footer editor

Locate all your paragraphs, usually they start with <p>, and modify all these tags by adding DIR=RTL. Your new paragraph tag should look like in the picture below (fig. 2)

Right-to-left tag
Fig. 2 Right-to-left tag

If your footer contains a table, you will have to use this tag for each of the cells.
If you have a footer with both right-to-left and left-to-right languages, use the abovementioned tag for the first type and the opposite one (DIR=LTR) for the second.

  • Sections: CodeTwo Exchange Rules 2007 1.x, CodeTwo Exchange Rules 3.x, CodeTwo Exchange Rules 2007 2.x, CodeTwo Exchange Rules 2010, CodeTwo Exchange Rules PRO 1.x
  • Categories: How-To
  • Last modified: 13.08.2013
  • Created: 11.09.2009
  • ID: 109
  • Keywords: hebrew, arab, arabic, left to right, right to left, RTL, LTR, right, left, languages, footer, text direction, direction, alignment, align

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