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BiDi: Mozilla Firefox and Netscape can not display enough space between tabs if LTR / RTL properties of content language and selected user interface differ
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Author: gangleri


screen dump will follow

  • this bug may be related to particular browsers only, please add additional

dependencies from tracking bugs if necessary

  • I found the bug using: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US;

rv:1.7.5) Gecko/20051012 Netscape/8.0.4
Build number: 20051012

  • this bug may be solved by changing / fixing *default* "MediaWiki:Monobook.css"

configurations is a test wiki with content language 'ja'

I logged in in different browsers as
(גאַנגלערי) using user interface 'he'

The distance between the tabs where

  • OK when the 'en' user interface was selected
  • "squeezed" when the 'he' user interface was selected; depending on the page I

reviewed it was quite "messy"; tray existing pages and non existing pages as

It would be nice to have enough space between the tabs regardles if the selected
user interface is LTR or LTR type.
It might be possible that more *default* RTL "MediaWiki:Monobook.css" must be

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Normal.Nov 21 2014, 8:57 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz4102.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).
bzimport created this task.Nov 28 2005, 7:21 PM

gangleri wrote:

screen dump for bug 04102 and two additional bugs

this bug ilustrates also an two other issues

a) one related to
Bug 2030: anomalies in the "Navigation" menue while selecting a different
language interface in [[Special:Preferences]]
"-" should not overwrite the original name of
I open a separate bug.

b) one related to the "overlapping" of the 'he' translations of
<user_name>, My talk, Preferences, My watchlist, My contributions, Log out
I open a separate bug.


gangleri wrote:

This bug is related to Mozilla Firefox and Netscape.
Internet Explorer looks fine.

For Internet Explorer the location of the icon user.gif from*checkout*/wikipedia/phase3/skins/monobook/user.gif
is misplaced.

gangleri wrote:

changes summary to ilustrate browser dependency

gangleri wrote:

see also
Bug 4124: BiDi: Mozilla Firefox and Netscape can not preserve original tab order
if LTR / RTL properties of content language and selected user interface differ

pablo wrote:

patch in bug #6100 fixes that (as it makes the interface a real RTL one)

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 6100 ***

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