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mlreportgen.dom.FlowDirection class

Package: mlreportgen.dom
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Direction of text or table column flow

Description

Specifies the direction for text to flow across a page or the order of columns.

Construction

flowDirectionObj = FlowDirection() causes text to flow from left to right and for the first column to be on the left side of a table.

flowDirectionObj = FlowDirection(flow) causes text to flow or column to appear in the specified direction (left-to-right or right-to-left).

Input Arguments

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Direction for text to flow or for table columns to appear, specified as one of these values:.

  • 'ltr' — text flow or table column order is from left to right

  • 'rtl' — text flow or table column order is from right to left

Output Arguments

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Text flow or table column order, represented by an mlreportgen.dom.FlowDirection object.

Properties

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ID for this document element, specified as a character vector or string scalar. The DOM generates a session-unique ID when it creates the document element. You can specify your own ID.

Tag for this document element, specified as a character vector or string scalar.

The DOM generates a session-unique tag as part of the creation of this object. The generated tag has the form CLASS:ID, where CLASS is the object class and ID is the value of the Id property of the object. Specifying your own tag value can help you to identify where an issue occurred during document generation.

Text flow direction or column order direction, specified as one of these values:

  • 'ltr' — text flow or table column order is from left to right

  • 'rtl' — text flow or table column order is from right to left

Examples

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In this example, changing the text flow direction changes “stressed” into “desserts”.

import mlreportgen.dom.*;
doctype = 'docx';
d = Document('test',doctype);

p = Paragraph('desserts');
p.Style = {FlowDirection('rtl')};
append(d,p);

q = clone(p);
q.Style = {FlowDirection('ltr')};
append(d,q);

close(d);
rptview(d.OutputPath);