User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; he-IL; rv:1.9b2pre) Gecko/2007121008 Minefield/3.0b2pre Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; he-IL; rv:1.9b2pre) Gecko/2007121008 Minefield/3.0b2pre This is a long standing issue, but having dutifully searched for it I can find no open bug report. In gtk theme, the down arrow overlaps the text when browser is in RTL mode (see atached image). Now that we are using native drop-downs in pages as well as UI, this becomes significantly more troublesome. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. start browser in RTL mode 2. open web page which has dropdown boxes 3. see text over lapping arrow Actual Results: text ovelaps arrow Expected Results: text should be entirely inside the text portion of the box.
Attachment #293436 - Attachment description: screenshot illustrating porlbem. → screenshot illustrating problem.
Can you try a newer build? It should be fixed by bug 316748 ;)
Sorry about that. I started firefox from the wrong directory. I just tried Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; he-IL; rv:1.9b3pre) Gecko/2007121604 Minefield/3.0b3pre and got the same result. This should be the latest build, right?
Yes, it should have been fixed in that build... What theme are you using?
Ack, this just isn't my computing day. I thought I was in using Clearlooks, but due to a a typo in my gtkrc I was actually using gtk-qt, which is known to have LTR issues. All other themes seemed to work, although I did notice a glitch in Geramik (see forthcoming snapshot). Is this a Geramik bug or a mozilla bug? Sorry for the inconvinience.
Created attachment 293442 [details] glitch in geramik See how the vertical separator is on the right rather than the left? This was the only RTL glitch I noticed in Geramik, which is why I wasn't immediately sure that the bug is in Geramik rather than firefox.
(In reply to comment #6) > Created an attachment (id=293442) [details] > glitch in geramik > > See how the vertical separator is on the right rather than the left? This was > the only RTL glitch I noticed in Geramik, which is why I wasn't immediately > sure that the bug is in Geramik rather than firefox. > By looking at the source code of Geramik (or rather the qtpixmap theme engine it uses) I think this is because it does not look at the direction Firefox sets to the widget, so it draws the image for the widget LTR. Firefox separately defines the place where the drop down arrow should be drawn, that's why the drop down arrow is drawn in the correct place. I guess gtk-qt draws the arrow at the same time as the main widget, so that the arrow is misplaced as well. I wonder if there are no issues with those themes on a Hebrew (RTL) OS? I hope you don't mind me marking this bug as a duplicate of bug 316748
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 316748
Mass-assigning the new rtl keyword to RTL-related (see bug 349193).
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