RTL desktop and BiDi issues in KDE4

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Fri Jan 25 19:40:21 GMT 2008

A Divendres 25 Gener 2008, Diego Iastrubni va escriure:
> Hi all,
> I am seeing too much problems in KDE4 regarding BiDi/RTL. It seems that
> many applications are using self made widgets, which display text  with the
> wrong textLayoutDirection.
> I am having problems fixing those issues, and I am missing something, so I
> ask for your help. I hope that someone can help me, and I hope we all learn
> something new, and stop messing applications for Hebrew/Arabic/Farsi
> speakers :)
> I am posing this in this list, since I assume (almost) every application in
> KDE has some issue related to RTL/BiDi, and sometimes, it's plainly easy to
> test this: just run your application with the switch "--reverse".

No, it's not plain easy, i can do --reverse, but i DO NOT know if what i'm 
getting is correct or not, so the only way we can get this fixed is getting 
more RTL/BiDi users and developers.


> I also would like the help of you, in fixing the first 2 items. I am
> getting help from Hamish about kate.
> Thanks!

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