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Use the BDO tag to override the default "bidirectional text layout algorithm". Certain languages require text to be rendered from right-to-left such as Hebrew or Arabic while others like English are read from left-to-right.


Attribute Description
ID Identifies this tag to reference in script (program code)
CLASS Define the class used to render this element (defined by a style sheet)
TITLE A title that is associated with the element (displayed as a tooltip in Internet Explorer)
DIR Defines the text layout direction (may be one of: LTR, RTL) as left-to-right or right-to-left. This overrides the default direction indicated by Unicode


<BDO DIR="RTL">Display Left-to-Right</BDO>
Renders As:

Display Left-to-Right


HTML 4.01
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