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Bug 51511 - VisualEditor: Bad backspacing behavior for vowel symbol characters of Malayalam
VisualEditor: Bad backspacing behavior for vowel symbol characters of Malayalam
Product: VisualEditor
Classification: Unclassified
Language (Other open bugs)
All All
: High normal
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Assigned To: Editing team bugs – take if you're interested!
Depends on:
Blocks: 56295
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Reported: 2013-07-17 07:10 UTC by vssun
Modified: 2014-03-20 23:46 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description vssun 2013-07-17 07:10:07 UTC
Please see the following example

In visual editor, pressing backspace after കാക് gives കാ
ie. The base character also disappeared with the vowel symbol.

See more examples with visual editor

ലാലി will become ലാ
രാമാ will become രാ

But in general editors, the case is different. There, only the vowel symbol is removed from the end. In those:-

കാക് will become കാക
ലാലി will become ലാല
രാമാ will become രാമ

I think the behavior of general editors is desirable and correct. Please rectify.
Comment 1 Santhosh Thottingal 2013-07-17 07:15:30 UTC
To help debugging, could you please give which OS and input tool are you using? Some transliteration based input tools removes the base character also.
Comment 2 vssun 2013-07-17 07:20:26 UTC
Experienced this problem on Ubuntu as well as Windows 7. I am using Inscript method of IBus in Ubuntu and native inscript tool in Windows.

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