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Bug 3004 - arabic script error in mozilla
arabic script error in mozilla
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Language setup (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: High normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
Blocks: rtl
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Reported: 2005-08-01 17:21 UTC by WiseSabre
Modified: 2006-01-24 03:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description WiseSabre 2005-08-01 17:21:50 UTC
In mozilla arabic script appears opposite to the table
Comment 1 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-08-02 11:49:09 UTC
Hallo WiseSabre!

BiDi - bidirectional = usage of mixed RTL and LTR characters - is quite tricky.
Many browser bugs are related to this.

Please provide an example of *what you want to do* at a talk page or user page.
This would make it more easy to understand if it is a problem or just a coding
issue - a "how to" / a "just have to know".

Please provide at the same page a list of all involved templates and their

Please make the description in English and use <div dir="ltr" > ... </div> and /
or <span dir="ltr" > ... </span> whereever appropriate. Thanks in advance!

Best regards Reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 2 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-08-02 20:24:58 UTC
Hallo WiseSabre!

Please make the examples at [[ur:User:Gangleri/tests/Infobox_Governor]].

Please note that templates regardless if in an LTR, RTL or BiDi environment
would not show the *final* content before *the last* parameter is specified.

What I want to say is that *in general* it is not trivial to forsee how a
template (especially nested templates) will render.

Best regards Reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2005-11-05 08:43:01 UTC
Looks ok to me, at least as far as I can tell, in Firefox 1.5rc1 on Mac OS X 10.4.3.

If this is still a problem, please provide additional details.
Comment 4 WiseSabre 2005-11-05 10:01:35 UTC
the problems with table seems to b solved, but im having another type of problem
"Lists" are not appearing at there proper place ->[[ur:User:سیف اللہ]]

text is not properly rendered in textbox (text appears broken ,in IE and FF both)

same type of broken text problem im facing with "< pre >"
Comment 5 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2006-01-24 03:09:37 UTC
(In reply to comment #4)
> the problems with table seems to b solved, but im having another type of problem
> "Lists" are not appearing at there proper place ->[[ur:User:سیف اللہ]]

This is bug 2020:
Bug 2020: BiDi related issues to ";", ":", "#", and "*", monobook skin etc.

Please compare [[ur:MediaWiki:Monobook.css]] with other RTL equivalents as
[[ar:MediaWiki:Monobook.css]], [[he:MediaWiki:Monobook.css]] and

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]

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