Text Selection in RTL text

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Text Selection in RTL text

Post by yossizahn » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:49 am

Hi,
The text cursor in right-to-left text is acting a bit funny. The cursor is always displayed one character ahead of the highlight when selecting to the left (Shift+RightArrow) and lagging one character behind when selecting in the opposite direction. I think the problem is that the cursor is displayed on the wrong side of the character that follows it, i.e. considering the sequence "ABC", with the cursor logically between the 1st and 2nd character, it will be displayed as such: "A|BC", i.e. with the cursor on the left of the character that follows it. In RTL languages the logic must be reversed with the cursor being shown on the right side of the character following it and on the left of the proceeding character. However PDFXchange will still follow the logic it uses for LTR text and will show the cursor on the left of the following character as such "אב|ג" instead of "א|בג" thus causing the above confusion.
Hope I've been clear.

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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:31 pm

Hello yossizahn,

Yes the description is very clear. I have passed this along to the relevant developers and we will see what can be done here!

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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by yossizahn » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:42 am

Thanks!

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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:38 pm

You are welcome yossizahn,

The dev that needs to look at this (Corwin) is in our Canadian office - so I've still not received feedback on this one!
As soon as I have anything further I will let you know!

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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by yossizahn » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:41 am

Hi,
It's been some time... any update on this issue?

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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by Vasyl-Tracker Dev Team » Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:21 pm

Hi Yossizahn.

We see that there is something wrong with our cursor positioning in RTL-text. We will investigate and fix it in near future.
Thanks for report.
The ticket number for reference is #4412: Editor 326.0 Text cursor in RTL language files.

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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:42 pm

Just wanted to post an update here.
It seems this was missed with the previous release, but the issue should be resolved now.
Please let us know if after updating the issue persists on your end.
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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by yossizahn » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:43 am

Thanks, this seems to be fixed in build 327.0

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Re: Text Selection in RTL text

Post by Dimitar - Tracker Supp » Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:19 am

Hello yossizahn,

We are glad that your problem is resolved.

Regards.

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