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More examples of R2L and L2R characters

I showed yesterday what the implication is when one mix Right to Left and Left to Right characters in specific contexts. That was explicitly in a Left to Right context. Today I was thinking of showing the difference between different context, but the same logical order of the characters.

In the examples, I in both cases typed in the characters in this logical order (left to right). The # represents U+0628 ARABIC LETTER BEH.


When this is displayed in a Left to Right context, the displayed string looks like the following:


But when this is in a Right to Left context, the result is the following:


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