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Special Edition Using XML, Second Edition by - et al. David Gulbransen

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Inline Objects

In addition to block formatting objects, there are a number of other objects that are inline objects.

These objects are designed to be integrated into lines within block objects, or within sections of text. These inline objects allow you to manipulate sentences, words, or characters.

The inline objects include

  • bidi-override— This overrides the direction in which text is written. Normally, the default will be appropriate to the language. However, there are times when the algorithm might make the wrong choice, or where you want to write text in a different way. Although English is top-to-bottom, left-to-right, other languages or specific applications (such as engineering specifications) might be written differently.

  • character— This ...

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