Declaration [src]

pango_find_base_dir (
  const gchar* text,
  gint length

Description [src]

Searches a string the first character that has a strong direction, according to the Unicode bidirectional algorithm.

Available since:1.4


text const gchar*

The text to process. Must be valid UTF-8

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
 The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.
length gint

Length of text in bytes (may be -1 if text is nul-terminated)

Return value

Returns: PangoDirection

The direction corresponding to the first strong character. If no such character is found, then PANGO_DIRECTION_NEUTRAL is returned.