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Oracle Application Express 3.2 by Matthew Lyon, Arie Geller

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Chapter 19. Right-To-Left Support in APEX

In the previous chapter, we reviewed the Globalization and Localization support mechanisms APEX provides us, which allow us to develop and translate applications in 132 different languages and locales. Some of these languages are written from right-to-left; the most notable are Arabic and Hebrew. These languages need our special attention.

In this chapter, we'll review the APEX support of Right-To-Left oriented applications and how to implement it in respect to the following:

  • Why Right-To-Left support needs special care and attention
  • Using CSS and JavaScript to implement Right-To-Left support
  • Specific APEX issues concerning Right-To-Left support

Why we need special Right-To-Left support

Arabic, which is actually ...

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