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Bug 42471 - Video controls are broken in an RTL interface language
Video controls are broken in an RTL interface language
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
TimedMediaHandler (Other open bugs)
All All
: Unprioritized major (vote)
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Assigned To: Michael Dale
: i18n
Depends on:
Blocks: rtl
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Reported: 2012-11-27 05:22 UTC by Amir E. Aharoni
Modified: 2012-12-07 12:01 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

demonstration of the problem (165.47 KB, image/png)
2012-11-27 05:28 UTC, Amir E. Aharoni

Description Amir E. Aharoni 2012-11-27 05:22:37 UTC
Try playing a video with Hebrew as the wiki interface language. The video controls are completely out of place and overlapping each other.

In general, there's no need to flip video controls for RTL environments. It's usually OK to keep LTR orientation for video players that are localized for RTL languages - the play button must point right, the progress slider must from left to right, etc. So the first step to fixing this would be to just force LTR orientation everywhere. The second step would be to make RTL adjustments in the few places that will need them - probably only the elements that have text (see Bug 27450, for example).
Comment 1 Amir E. Aharoni 2012-11-27 05:28:51 UTC
Created attachment 11427 [details]
demonstration of the problem

Notice how the controls are overlapping each other.
Comment 2 Jan Gerber 2012-12-07 12:01:19 UTC
fix merged

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