fribidi_get_bidi_type_name (3) - Linux Man Pages

fribidi_get_bidi_type_name: get bidi type name


fribidi_get_bidi_type_name - get bidi type name


#include <fribidi.h>

extern const char *fribidi_get_bidi_type_name(FriBidiCharType t);


FriBidiCharType t
Input bidi type.

Since there are 23 possible values for a FriBidiCharType, they are not all listed here.


This function returns the bidi type name of a character type. The returned string is a static string and should not be freed.

The type names are the same as ones defined in Table 3.7 Bidirectional Character Types of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm available at, with a few modifications: L->LTR, R->RTL, B->BS, S->SS.