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..RightToLeft is used to find out the actual writing direction, effective on a control, a column, a window or a report.
The writing direction can be modified by ..TextDirection. If the writing direction used in the control is the writing direction defined in the project options, ..TextDirection returns the tdDefault constant. In this case, ..RightToLeft is used to find out the actual writing direction.
This property applies to:
  • Versions 15 and later
    A report or the following report controls:
    • Static control,
    • Calculated control,
    • RTF text control,
    • Preset control,
    • Link and Edit control,
    • Versions 17 and later
      Chart control.
      New in version 17
      Chart control.
      Chart control.
    New in version 15
    A report or the following report controls:
    • Static control,
    • Calculated control,
    • RTF text control,
    • Preset control,
    • Link and Edit control,
    • Versions 17 and later
      Chart control.
      New in version 17
      Chart control.
      Chart control.
    A report or the following report controls:
    • Static control,
    • Calculated control,
    • RTF text control,
    • Preset control,
    • Link and Edit control,
    • Versions 17 and later
      Chart control.
      New in version 17
      Chart control.
      Chart control.
Example
Syntax

Finding out the writing direction actually used Hide the details

<Result> = <Element name>..RightToLeft
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the actual writing direction goes from right to left,
  • False if the actual writing direction goes from left to right.
<Element name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the element whose writing direction is requested:
  • Name of the window,
  • Name of the window controls,
  • Versions 15 and later
    Name of report,
    New in version 15
    Name of report,
    Name of report,
  • Versions 15 and later
    Name of the report controls.
    New in version 15
    Name of the report controls.
    Name of the report controls.
Minimum version required
  • Version 12
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