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Mixed directionality of AFT
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AFT draws user interface elements into the content area and should thus take some extra care because it needs to operate in mixed directionality environments.

I had to add this: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=MediaWiki%3ACommon.css&diff=502968441&oldid=502956030

To make it behave a bit nicer when the (ltr) content has right floating elements.
Example: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qarabagh,_Afghanistan?uselang=fa (with applied fix, so use your inspector to check out the original situation).


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TheDJ created this task.Jul 18 2012, 3:02 PM

Thanks, Derk-Jan, good point.

We'll look into your recommendation shortly.

If you submit more bugs in the future, I recommend you add 'aftv5-1.5' in the Keyword field, which will bring them up to our attention for this phase.

TheDJ added a comment.Jul 19 2012, 9:05 AM

Well I wouldn't recommend this solution, it is just what was needed to improve the current situation. There is probably a better solution that will work for both LTR and RTL content, but it requires a bit of experimentation.

TheDJ added a comment.Jul 19 2012, 9:07 AM

Created attachment 10859
Current layout (both AFT and AFT5)

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TheDJ added a comment.Jul 19 2012, 9:07 AM

Created attachment 10860
My en.wp improved layout

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Related URL: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/62978 (Gerrit Change I2f349df5c848bf36497ad383623b0daa71a2d3fb)

Change 62978 merged by jenkins-bot:
(bug 38474) Mixed directionality of AFT

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/62978