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postcss-onlyrtl

1.0.6 • Public • Published

PostCSS-ONLY-RTL

PostCSS-plugin for RTL-adaptivity

Generates RTL rules with flipped properties. Use one file for both directions!

[Originally forked from PostCSS-RTL]

Examples

processing-directives

Simple properties

In most cases all you need is flip property name or value from left to right or change values order in full-valued shorthand from top-right-bottom-left to top-left-bottom-right.

LTR input:

.foo {
    float: right;
    margin-left: 13px;
    text-align: right;
    font-size: 13px;
    border-color: lightgray;
    border-width: 2px 0 2px 2px;
    border-style: solid dashed solid solid
}
 
.foo {
    text-align: center;
}

LTR+RTL output:

 
LTR will remain same, only RTL will have a new attribute. 
 
[dir="rtl"] .foo {
    float: left;
    text-align: right;
}
 

Animations

Flippable keyframes-animations will be splitted to two direction-based rules with -ltr or -rtl suffixes

LTR input:

.foo {
    animation: 1s slide 0s ease-in-out
}
 
@keyframes slide {
    from {
        transform: translate( -1000px )
    }
    to {
        transform: translate( 0 )
    }
}

LTR+RTL output:

[dir="ltr"] .foo {
    animation: 1s slide-ltr 0s ease-in-out
}
 
[dir="rtl"] .foo {
    animation: 1s slide-rtl 0s ease-in-out
}
 
@keyframes slide-ltr {
    from {
        transform: translate( -1000px )
    }
    to {
        transform: translate( 0 )
    }
}
 
@keyframes slide-rtl {
    from {
        transform: translate( 1000px )
    }
    to {
        transform: translate( 0 )
    }
}

Value directives

To transform declaration values use value directives:

  • /* rtl:prepend:{value} */ - to prepend the {value} before the current value
  • /* rtl:append:{value} */ - to append the {value} after the current value
  • /* rtl:{value} */ - to replace the current value with the supplied value

Source

.foo {
    font-weight: bold;
    font-family: "Droid Sans""Helvetica Neue"Arialsans-serif/*rtl:prepend:"Droid Arabic Kufi",*/;
    transform: rotate(45deg)/* rtl:append: scaleX(-1) */;
    flex-direction: row/* rtl: row-reverse */;
}

Result

.foo {
    font-weight: bold;
}
 
[dir=ltr] .foo {
    font-family: "Droid Sans""Helvetica Neue"Arialsans-serif/*rtl:prepend:"Droid Arabic Kufi",*/;
    transform: rotate(45deg)/* rtl:append: scaleX(-1) */;
    flex-direction: row/* rtl: row-reverse */;
}
 
[dir=rtl] .foo {
    font-family: "Droid Arabic Kufi""Droid Sans""Helvetica Neue"Arialsans-serif;
    transform: rotate(45deg) scaleX(-1);
    flex-direction: row-reverse;
}

Property directives

To transform declaration property name use property directives:

  • /* rtl:as:{prop} */ - to process the property as {prop}. Usable for custom properties

Source

:root {
    --padding /* rtl:as:padding */: 1rem 2rem 3rem 4rem;
}

Result

[dir=ltr]:root {
    --padding /* rtl:as:padding */: 1rem 2rem 3rem 4rem;
}
 
[dir=rtl]:root {
    --padding /* rtl:as:padding */: 1rem 4rem 3rem 2rem;
}

Ignoring specific declarations

To skip flipping specific declarations use some of supported directives:

  • /* rtl:ignore */ - to ignore the following rule or the containing declaration
  • /* rtl:begin:ignore */ and /* rtl:end:ignore */ - to ignore rules within scope

Ignore one rule:

/* rtl:ignore */
.foo {
    padding-left: 0
}

Block-syntax to ignore rules within scope:

/* rtl:begin:ignore */
.foo {
    padding-left: 0
}
.bar {
    direction: ltr
}
/* rtl:end:ignore */

Value-syntax to ignore a single CSS declaration:

.foo {
    margin-left: 20px;
    padding-right: 20px /* rtl:ignore */;
}

/*! notation will work too:

/*! rtl:ignore */
.foo {
    padding-left: 0
}

Usage

  1. Plug it to PostCSS

    const postcss = require('postcss')
    const rtl = require('postcss-rtl')
     
    postcss([ rtl( options ) ])

    See PostCSS docs for examples for your environment.

  2. Manage direction by switching between dir="ltr" and dir="rtl" on <html> element.

With Webpack:

module.exports = {
  module: {
    rules: [ {
      test: /\.css$/,
      use: [
        { loader: 'style-loader' },
        { loader: 'css-loader' },
        { loader: 'postcss-loader',
          options: {
            plugins: function () {
              return [ require( 'postcss-rtl' )( options ) ]
            }
          }
        }
      ]
    } ]
  }
}

With Gulp:

gulp.src( 'style.css' )
    .pipe( postcss( [ rtl( options ) ]) )
    .pipe( gulp.dest( './dest' ) )

Options

  • addPrefixToSelector: Custom function for adding prefix to selector. Optional. Example:

    function addPrefixToSelector ( selector, prefix ) {
        return `${prefix} > ${selector}` // Make selectors like [dir=rtl] > .selector
    }

    note: the returned string must include prefix to avoid an infinite recursion

  • onlyDirection: generate only one-direction version: ltr or rtl

  • prefixType: Switches between adding attributes and classes. Optional:

    • attribute (by default, recommended): .foo => [dir=rtl] .foo
    • class (useful for IE6): .foo => .dir-rtl .foo
  • prefix: Uses a custom string, instead of 'dir', for the added attribute and class selectors

    • e.g. 'data-my-custom-dir' (for attribute prefixType): .foo => [data-my-custom-dir=rtl] .foo
    • e.g. 'my-custom-dir' (for class prefixType): .foo => .my-custom-dir-rtl .foo
  • removeComments (default: true): remove rtl:* comments after process them

  • fromRTL (default: false): assume all styles are written in RTL direction and generate corresponding LTR styles for them

  • blacklist: the array of css properties which processing will be ignored Example:

    ['padding-left', 'padding-right']
  • whitelist: the array of css properties which (and only them) will be processed Example:

    ['margin', 'border-color']

Thanks

Great thanks to projects and my dear friend:

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