Complex Text Layout Language Support in the Solaris Operating Environment


The Complex Text Layout Language Support in the SolarisTM Operating Environment white paper presents information and software features for internationalizing software in Complex Text Layout language markets.

Complex Text Layout (CTL) languages require text layout transformations on text input to properly display text output on the screen or printed page. CTL functionality is available in all Unicode locales as well as the Thai, Arabic, and Hebrew locales.

Who Should Use This Book

This white paper is intended for software developers who are interested in developing internationalized software for the Complex Text Layout Language SolarisTM operating environment. This white paper is part of a 4-part series on internationalization for Solaris software developers. The four internationalization white papers are:

How This Book Is Organized

Chapter 1 describes characteristics of CTL languages and how they are managed by the Solaris CTL language engines.

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the Solaris CTL architecture and explains how developers can add CTL functionality to an application.

Chapter 3 provides helpful resource information.

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The following books are related to software internationalization:

The following books are related to CTL language support:

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