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string-direction v0.1.2

String Direction is a JavaScript library for detection of direction of `String` objects in JavaScript.

String Direction

String Direction is a JavaScript library for detection of direction of String objects in JavaScript.



var stringDirection = require('string-direction');

stringDirection.getDirection("Hello, world!"); // 'ltr'
stringDirection.getDirection("سلام دنیا"); // 'rtl'

#patch Patching String objects globally

By using patch() method a getDirection method will be exposed in String object.


"Hello, world!".getDirection(); // "ltr"
"سلام دنیا".getDirection(); // "rtl"


String Direction works both in browser or NodeJS environment


Install via NPM

npm install string-direction


Use script tag to include the library


This library is influenced by string-direction Ruby library by Marc Busqué




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