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Subject: Re: [office] Spec typo: 14.5.37 Writing Mode

On Friday 04 June 2004 13:11, Michael Brauer wrote:
> The writing mode can also be specified within page layouts (see section 
> 14.2.19). However the value "page" (or "auto") is not allowed here.
> A value "page"/"auto" that is specified for a paragraph means that the 
> writing mode that is specified for the page that conatins the paragraph 
> is used.

Yes, I understand that. I just fail to see the point :)
Why would someone write mostly left-to-right on one page, and mostly right-to-left on another one?

I know that Hebrew and Arabic texts tend to mix LTR and RTL, but that's usually
at the text spans level, rather than at the page level.

David Faure, faure@kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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