Open Bug 265070 (BidiCaret) Opened 16 years ago Updated 4 years ago

[META] Tracking Bidi Caret bugs


(Core :: DOM: Editor, defect)

Not set




(Reporter: bugzillamozilla, Assigned: zwnj)


(Depends on 7 open bugs, Blocks 1 open bug)


(Keywords: meta)

It's probably safe to say that two most annoying problem Heberw users face with
Mozilla are site-compatibility issues and caret bugs. This bug will track the

Here's an initial list:

Bug 98157 - Caret does not have bidi marker in certain dialog boxes
Bug 167288 - Cursor moves visually (WONTFIX)
Bug 207186 - Moving the caret in BiDi texts is buggy, especially in
right-to-left forms
Bug 230080 - BeOS: Wrong directional caret in Hebrew editing (LTR bidi marker
instead of RTL)
Bug 233348 - BiDi marker is hidden when the caret is at the edge of a textarea
Bug 264903 - Directional caret marker is not drawn correctly (missing pixels in
RTL, extra pixels in LTR)
Bug 265061 - Switching input languages should skip caret blinks and display the
new caret immediately
Bug 265064 - Directional caret marker should be a bit longer

Blocks: 240501
Depends on: 266551
Depends on: 277701
Depends on: 288839
Depends on: 288789
Keywords: meta
Depends on: 338524
Alias: BidiCaret
Assignee: mozilla → behnam
Blocks: Persian
QA Contact: zach → smontagu
Summary: [META] Tracking BiDi caret bugs → [META] Tracking Bidi Caret bugs
Depends on: 353682
Component: Layout: BiDi Hebrew & Arabic → Tracking
Depends on: 390377
Depends on: 418513
Depends on: 1207761
Bug 1083833
Bug 1095915
Component: Tracking → Editor
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