Intl.Locale.prototype.textInfo

The Intl.Locale.prototype.textInfo property is an accessor property which returns the ordering of characters indicated by either ltr (left-to-right) or by rtl (right-to-left) for the associated Locale.

Description

Returns the Locale information associated with the Locale data specified in UTS 35's Layouts Elements.

Examples

Obtaining text info

Return the supported text directions for a given Locale.

const ar = new Intl.Locale("ar");
console.log(ar.textInfo); // logs { direction: "rtl" }
console.log(ar.textInfo.direction); // logs "rtl"
const es = new Intl.Locale("es");
console.log(es.textInfo); // logs { direction: "ltr" }
console.log(es.textInfo.direction); // logs "ltr"

Specifications

Specification
Intl Locale Info Proposal
# sec-Intl.Locale.prototype.textInfo

Browser compatibility

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See also