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Bitmap Font - RTL (bidi)

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djddj
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Joined: 2011-04-08

Hello,
Please, help me with the following problem to understand (solve)
When no custom font is used for TextArea component, the RTL (bidi
algorythm) works OK for Arabics but when try to use a custom font
(converted to bitmap font and setting corectly the charset used in LWUIT Designer),
the font is loaded but the strings appears not right-to-left but left-to-right.

So, if I using a bitmap font, RTL seems don't apply.
I tested in LWUIT 1.3, 1.4

Thank you very much,
CRISTI

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vprise
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Joined: 2003-11-07

Font shaping in Arabic makes using bitmap fonts impractical for that language hence it is unsupported (as are CJK languages due to character count).