CSS Text Direction in HTML Property Syntax and Code Example

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CSS Text Direction Property

CSS Text Direction property is used to specify that from which direction the text will be written means from left to right or right to left.

Mostly CSS direction property is used where the language which is written from the right-side direction.

Example 1 – Direction property application and use for h2 HTML element

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
	<style>
	  .direction
	  {
	   direction: rtl;
	  }
	</style>
  </head>
  
  <body>
	<h1>Text Direction Example</h1>
	<h2>Elex Tutorial - Best Learning Experience</h2>
	<h2 class="direction">Elex Tutorial - Best Learning Experience.</h2>
  </body>
</html>

The above code shows how can you use the direction property.

CSS Text Direction
Fig.1 – CSS Text Direction property syntax and use with h2 tag

Caution:You have to apply direction property with CSS Property unicode-bidi to work correctly.

HTML Text Direction Property Example Code

Text Direction property another example with unicode-bidi property.

Example 2 – Direction property syntax example with unicode-bidi

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
	<style>
	  .direction
	  {
	   direction: rtl;
	   unicode-bidi: bidi-override;
	  }
	</style>
  </head>
  
  <body>
	<h1>Text Direction Example</h1>
	<h2>Elex Tutorial - Best Learning Experience</h2>
	<h2 class="direction">Elex Tutorial - Best Learning Experience.</h2>
  </body>
</html>

The above code shows how can you use the direction property with unicode-bidi: bidi-override; property.

HTML Text Direction property code example with unicode-bidi property
Fig.2 – HTML Text Direction property code example with unicode-bidi property
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