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       fribidi  - a command line interface for the fribidi library, converts a
       logical string to visual


       fribidi [OPTION]... [FILE]...


       A command line interface for the fribidi library,  Converts  a  logical
       string to visual.

       -h, --help
              Display this information and exit

       -V, --version
              Display version information and exit

       -v, --verbose
              Verbose  mode,  same  as  --basedir  --ltov  --vtol  \  --levels

       -d, --debug
              Output debug information

       -t, --test
              Test  fribidi,  same  as   --clean   --nobreak   --showinput   \

       -c, --charset CS
              Specify character set, default is UTF-8

       -C, --charsetdesc CS
              Show descriptions for character set CS and exit

              Old style: set character set to CapRTL

              Output the input string too

              Do not right justify RTL lines

              Do not break long lines

       -w, --width W
              Screen  width  for  padding, default is 80, but if \ environment
              variable COLUMNS is defined, its value \ will be  used,  --width
              overrides both of them.\

       -B, --bol BOL
              Output string BOL before the visual string

       -E, --eol EOL
              Output string EOL after the visual string

       --rtl  Force base direction to RTL

       --ltr  Force base direction to LTR

       --wrtl Set base direction to RTL if no strong character found

       --wltr Set  base  direction  to  LTR  if  no  strong  character found \

              Turn mirroring off, to do it later

              Reorder NSM sequences to follow their base character

              Remove  explicit  format  codes  in  visual  string  \   output,
              currently does not affect other outputs

              Output Base Direction

       --ltov Output Logical to Visual position map

       --vtol Output Visual to Logical position map

              Output Embedding Levels

              Output  information  about  changes between \ logical and visual
              string (start, length)

              Do not output the visual string, to be used  with  \  --basedir,
              --ltov, --vtol, --levels, --changes

              All string indexes are zero based

              For each line of input, output something like this:

              [input-str‘ => ’][BOL][[padding space]visual-str][EOL] [\n base-
              dir][\n ltov-map][\n vtol-map][\n levels][\n changes]

   Available character sets:
       * UTF-8
              : UTF-8 (Unicode)

       * CapRTL
              : CapRTL (Test)            X

              * ISO8859-6 : ISO 8859-6  (Arabic)  *  ISO8859-8  :  ISO  8859-8
              (Hebrew)  *  CP1255     :  CP1255 (Hebrew/Yiddish) * CP1256    :
              CP1256  (MS-Arabic)  *  ISIRI-3342:  ISIRI  3342  (Persian)   X:
              Character set has descriptions, use --charsetdesc to see


       Report bugs online at <>.

       interface version 2 Unicode version 3.2.0


       Copyright  ©  2002  FriBidi  Project (  fribidi
       comes with NO WARRANTY, to  the  extent  permitted  by  law.   You  may
       redistribute  copies  of  fribidi  under  the  terms  of the GNU Lesser
       General Public License.  For more information about these matters,  see
       the files named COPYING.