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Research on right to left languages layout in ArticlePlaceholder
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We should consider right to left languages in the design of the ArticlePlaceholder pages since for now it is adjusted to left to right languages.

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Lucie created this task.Feb 1 2016, 8:33 PM
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As an RTL speaker (To clarify: I don't speak from right to left, I speak in a language that is written from right to left) this looks good to me:

Maybe we should launch it in a RTL beta wiki (like fawiki in beta cluster) and I take a look at it?

It's already in Persian beta wikipedia. I tested some items. Albert Einstein looks good but numbers are not localized. The birth date is "1312" but it should be "۱۳۱۲" because some languages use different digits. (not an RTL issue). Berlin looks okay but we might want to move "Commons category" value to left because it'll be English.
Most strangely it errors out on Italy which is definitely not an RTL issue but I guess serious enough.

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Lucie added a comment.Nov 21 2016, 8:11 PM

Wow, that's weird, it's coming from the getLanguageCode() call on a site object. And the same item works here: https://ht.wikipedia.org/wiki/Espesyal:AboutTopic/Q15905 Might be worth opening an investigation ticket for this to not lose track of it.
Same for the number localization.
Thank you so much!

Huji added a subscriber: Huji.Nov 21 2016, 9:52 PM

While you are at it, can you change the description for https://fa.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org/wiki/Special:AboutTopic?entityid=Q44075 such that Einstein is described as an all around "great" dude, not "gread" dude?!

While you are at it, can you change the description for https://fa.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org/wiki/Special:AboutTopic?entityid=Q44075 such that Einstein is described as an all around "great" dude, not "gread" dude?!

That data came from beta wikidata. A test wiki.

Huji added a comment.Nov 22 2016, 5:49 PM

I am aware, but it still triggered me! ;)

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Amire80 renamed this task from Research on right to left languages layout to Research on right to left languages layout in ArticlePlaceholder.Feb 27 2018, 7:13 AM
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