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VisualEditor formula insertion field must always be ltr and not rtl
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Description

To reproduce:

  1. Go to https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII?veaction=edit
  2. Insert a formula.

Observed: the textarea's direction is rtl.
Expected: the textarea's direction must be ltr, because TeX code is always ltr.

Event Timeline

Amire80 raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.
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I believe this is a regression; I recall us fixing this exact bug more than a year ago.

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Change 187052 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mooeypoo):
Set input direction in html prop rather than css rule

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/187052

Patch-For-Review

Change 187052 merged by jenkins-bot:
Set input direction in html prop rather than css rule

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/187052

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from To Triage to Q4 on the VisualEditor board.