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ASP.NET Controls - Setup Right-To-Left

Check out the ‘Setup Right-To-Left’ video for the DevExpress ASP.NET controls.

And it’s very easy to do, simply set the RightToLeft property to true and you’re done.

Watch the video to learn more:

ASP.NET Controls - Setup Right-To-Left

 

Drop me a line with your thoughts on the new Right-To-Left support of the DevExpress ASP.NET products. Thanks!

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Published Nov 29 2010, 06:30 PM by
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Ramy Othman

well this is great feature thanks, actually a lot of middle Easterns was waiting for it long time ago is there any plans to do the same for desktop applications?

November 30, 2010 2:28 AM

Julian Bucknall (DevExpress)

Ramy: Desktop applications written with our WPF controls support right-to-left languages.

Our WinForms controls do not, mainly because they were never designed to support RTL. Since we have a large number of controls, with a huge investment in the underlying source and common functionality, it's unlikely that we'll be adding that support any time soon. Despite our best intentions, it would be a nightmare of breaking changes and frankly neither we or our customers would want that.

See also this blog post from some 4 years ago:

community.devexpress.com/.../554.aspx

Cheers, Julian

November 30, 2010 12:55 PM

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Mehul Harry is an ASP.NET technical evangelist at Developer Express. You can reach him directly at mharry@DevExpress.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mehulharry
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