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Comments commonly abbreviated RLE
BlockGeneral Punctuation
Sub-BlockFormat characters
CategoryCf / Other, format
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DescriptionThe "RIGHT-TO-LEFT EMBEDDING" directional formatting character is the classical Unicode method of explicit bidirectional formatting, and as of Unicode 6.3, is being discouraged in favor of RIGHT-TO-LEFT ISOLATE. An "embedding" signals that a piece of text is to be treated as directionally distinct. The text within the scope of the embedding formatting characters is not independent of the surrounding text. Also, characters within an embedding can affect the ordering of characters outside. Unicode 6.3 recognized that directional embeddings usually have too strong an effect on their surroundings and are thus unnecessarily difficult to use.
How to type the symbol in Windows? hold alt
type +
type 202B
release alt
How to type the symbol in Linux? hold ctrl+shift
type U 202B
release ctrl+shift