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CPB: user name is incorrectly aligned in RTL wikis in Firefox
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a screenshot with the problem

In LTR wikis the username is left-aligned and appears next to the user icon.

Based on this logic, in RTL wikis the username should be right-aligned. This is what happens in Chrome, but in Firefox it's left-aligned, and away from the user icon.

I suspect that this is a Firefox bug, but it needs further investigation.

See the screenshot; Firefox is on the top.

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal




Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:22 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz65476.
Amire80 created this task.May 19 2014, 9:58 AM

I am inviting some non-MediaWiki people to test this, so here are more detailed instructions to reproduce:

  1. Log in to the Hebrew Wikipedia.
  2. Click the Beta link in the top bar near the username (or go to ).
  3. Check "סרגל אישי מוקטן".
  4. Scroll down and save the preferences.
  5. Examine the little box with the username in the top left corner.

I didn't investigate this too deeply myself, but a standards expert told me that the likely cause is the following Firefox bug:

I'm going to add a CSS workaround.

Change 134076 had a related patch set uploaded by Amire80:
Set explicit text-align on pt-flyout

Change 134076 merged by jenkins-bot:
Set explicit text-align on pt-flyout

tomasz added a comment.Aug 5 2014, 8:23 PM

Patch was merged, so assuming bug is fixed.

Please re-open if that's not the case.

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