CSS unicode-bidi Property


Override text:

div {
    direction: rtl;
    unicode-bidi: bidi-override;

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Definition and Usage

The unicode-bidi property is used together with the direction property to set or return whether the text should be overridden to support multiple languages in the same document.

Default value: normal
Inherited: yes
Animatable: no. Read about animatable
Version: CSS2
JavaScript syntax: object.style.unicodeBidi="bidi-override" Try it

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

unicode-bidi 2.0 5.5 1.0 1.3 9.2

CSS Syntax

unicode-bidi: normal|embed|bidi-override|intitial|inherit;

Property Values

Value Description Play it
normal Does not use an additional level of embedding. This is default Play it »
embed Creates an additional level of embedding Play it »
bidi-override Creates an additional level of embedding. Reordering depends on the direction property Play it »
initial Sets this property to its default value. Read about initial Play it »
inherit Inherits this property from its parent element. Read about inherit

Related Pages

CSS tutorial: CSS Text

HTML DOM reference: unicodeBidi property




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