1. Open https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/attachment.cgi?id=188105 2. In the RTL textarea, put the caret at the beginning of the fourth word (before the last Hebrew word in the first line) 3. Press Ctrl+LeftArrow twice. Actual Result: The caret skips all the Hebrew words that follow, and is placed at the end of the sixth word. In this case, it is impossible to use Ctrl+Arrow keys to move the caret to the beginning of the second line. Expected result: The caret should move to the beginning of the fifth word (beginning of the second line) This bug is a bit different in the LTR textarea - even without any RTL characters/words in the text, the caret always skips the fifth word. I'm not sure if this is BiDi-related. Needs more investigation. Tested with: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8b2) Gecko/20050702 Firefox/1.0+ First reported in Bug 207186, comment #15 Prog.
Instead of step #2 and #3, you can just put the caret at the end of the first line (e.g. by pressing End) and then press Ctrl+LeftArrow once. The result is the same. Prog.
This is almost the same as bug 288789, and is fixed by my patch for that bug.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Depends on: 288789
Fixed by the patch to bug 288789. Verified using an hourly build from after the patch was applied.
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Component: Layout: BiDi Hebrew & Arabic → Layout: Text
QA Contact: zach → layout.fonts-and-text
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