download progress window content doesn't fit in the window when UI direction is RTL




Layout: Text
15 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: Tsahi Asher, Unassigned)



Windows XP

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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; he-IL; rv:1.4.1) Gecko/20031008
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; he-IL; rv:1.4.1) Gecko/20031008

when using a RTL language pack (e.g. hebrew or arabic), and the interface is
aligned right, the text in the download progress window doesn't fit in the
window. when the download starts it looks ok, but withing a second the right
side of the text goes out of the window.
i'm not sure if this is related to bug 140636 or bug 140577, or simply a problem
of the text being simply too long to fit the window, in which case the localizer
needs a control on the window's width, like we have in the prefs panel and in
other places.
this is actually something i noted a long time ago, but didn't report yet
because i waited for the bugs above to be fixed, but i don't see that much
progress is made on them. also, this could be a dupe, but i couldn't find a
similar bug.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.aligning the interface to the right: add these lines to the file intl.css, in
the locale\en-US\global, in the en-US.jar file (the language pack file, in the
chrome folder):

/*make UI RTL */

window,dialog,wizard,page { direction: rtl; }

menu { direction: rtl; }

outliner { direction: rtl; }

 * make sure search from address bar remains in RTL

#urlbar .autocomplete-search-engine
direction: rtl !important;

 * keep Composer <HTML> Source tab LTR

#doctype-text { direction: ltr; }

2.start mozilla. prefs>navigator>downloads, select "open progress dialog/box" a file from a site

Actual Results:  
the right end of the text (the start of the line) is out of the window and can't
bee seen. consequently, the Cancel button is also half seen and half out of the

Expected Results:  
text should fit in the window.

Comment 1

15 years ago
Created attachment 133264 [details]
screen shot

Comment 2

15 years ago
i think the problem here is that the "status:" line is longer in hebrew (in my
translation) than in english. maybe someone here has the time to play with this
and see.

if this is indeed the problem, then the width value of this dialog should move
to the language pack, like in some other windows (like the prefs panel).

Comment 3

14 years ago
Continues in 1.8a. Even when confirming filename, OK and CANCEL buttons run out
of frame.

Comment 4

14 years ago
you mean 1.7a?

Comment 5

14 years ago
(In reply to comment #4)
> you mean 1.7a?

No, the newest nightly build is 1.8a. And it also occurs in English. I'm running
this on a Dell Lattitude D600 laptop running 1400 x 1050 resolution. I'm
consistently having the same issue.


14 years ago
Summary: download progress window content doesn't fit in the window. → download progress window content doesn't fit in the window when UI direction is RTL
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Comment 7

13 years ago
this bug still exists in 1.7.11
Ever confirmed: true

Comment 8

10 years ago
Mass-assigning the new rtl keyword to RTL-related (see bug 349193).
Keywords: rtl


10 years ago
Component: Layout: BiDi Hebrew & Arabic → Layout: Text
QA Contact: zach → layout.fonts-and-text


7 years ago
Assignee: mozilla → nobody
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