Configuring Text Direction
PhpStorm enables you to choose the base direction to render the strings and tokens, containing bidirectional text, like a mix of English and Hebrew or Arabic.
To choose the direction of rendering strings
By default, the direction of rendering is content-based, which means that text direction is defined by the text with which the string begins. For example, if the string start with English, then the base direction of text is LTR.
However, it is also possible to always use either LTR or or RTL as the base direction.
So doing, the string literals change their view: