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Bi-directional Language Features in Visual Studio

Visual Studio includes support for bi-directional features, which support Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Urdu, and other languages that are written right-to-left. The following topics describe the features you can use to create applications for these languages.

Bi-directional Features at Design Time in Visual Studio

Provides information on working in Visual Studio and how it does (and does not) support bi-directional features.

Arabic or Hebrew Text in Object Names

Describes how you can use bi-directional text to assign names to objects.

How to: Save and Open Files with Encoding

Describes how to set the character encoding in files and work with encoded files.

Creating Applications for Bi-directional Languages with Visual Studio

Provides overview information on how bi-directional text can be used in different types of Visual Studio applications.