Open Bug 1696941 Opened 2 years ago Updated 2 years ago

Tabs media controller is not RTL aligned on some Bidirectional websites

Categories

(Firefox :: Tabbed Browser, defect, P3)

Firefox 88
defect
Points:
3

Tracking

()

Tracking Status
firefox86 --- disabled
firefox87 --- disabled
firefox88 --- affected

People

(Reporter: hani.yacoub, Unassigned)

References

(Blocks 1 open bug)

Details

(Keywords: helpwanted, intl, Whiteboard: [proton-tabs-bar])

Attachments

(1 file)

Preconditions

In about:config set:
browser.proton.enabled = true
browser.proton.tabs.enabled = true

Affected versions

Firefox 88.0a1

Affected platforms

MacOS 10.15
Windows 10 x64
Ubuntu 20.04 x64
Windows 7 x64

Steps to reproduce

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Go to http://panet.co.il/article/3187397 and play the video.
  3. Go to https://bit.ly/38ifPfC and play the video.
  4. Observe tabs media controller.

Expected result

Tabs media controller should be RTL aligned.

Actual Result

Tabs media controller isn't RTL aligned.

Screenshot: https://imgur.com/a/bl1fYmy

Summary: Tabs media controler is not RTL aligned on some Bidirectional websites → Tabs media controller is not RTL aligned on some Bidirectional websites
Attached image Screenshot
Priority: -- → P3
Points: --- → 3

The obvious solution should be to add .tab-text to the selectors here:
https://searchfox.org/mozilla-central/rev/62ddcc03195036b355cb23b6f2e2b88d3f8099ad/browser/base/content/tabbrowser.css#53-63
and this fixes the issue, but it makes the tab title itself to scroll to the end (not good), while retaining the desired directionality (good).

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