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bugzilla: Dependency tree for the RTL/bidirectional issues (tracking) bug 00745

LTR textarea boxes at w:ar: and w:he:[edit]

bugzilla:4011 – "Allow users to change text direction in all text input and textarea boxes"

  • What configuration is necessary to configure LTR textarea boxes at other projects in the same fashion? Gangleri | Th | T 13:06, 18 January 2006 (UTC)
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Remedy against vandal user[edit]

bugzilla:04232 "BiDi: request for a "BiDi balancing function" to avoid BiDi overlapping between objects"

  • What change prevented special:Recentcanges etc. from total mess? Gangleri | Th | T 13:06, 18 January 2006 (UTC)
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RTL lists to have no padding in default Monobook main.css[edit]

bugzilla:02020 "BiDi related issues to ";", ":", "#", and "*", monobook skin etc."

  • Which are actual workarounds?
See w:fa:Mediawiki:Monobook.css oldid=5869
  • Do I need to configure padding for RTL lists individualy? Gangleri | Th | T 10:46, 25 January 2006 (UTC)
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  • Are there any namespaces causing problems? Gangleri | Th | T 10:46, 25 January 2006 (UTC)
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  • Could the main MediaWiki code be changed that proper padding inherits automatically also if "dir="rtl"" is used at LTR / BiDi / multilanguage projects (commons:, meta:, w:lad: etc. ? Gangleri | Th | T 10:46, 25 January 2006 (UTC)
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Changing the default font size / the default font[edit]

→ See various versions of "Mediawiki:Monobook.css" at BiDi projects.

  • How can I change the default font size for a wiki?
See
  1. w:image:Changed font size at ps wikipedia org 001.jpg
  2. w:fa:Mediawiki:Monobook.css oldid=91394
  • How can I change the default font for a wiki?
See w:fa:Mediawiki:Monobook.css oldid=91394

How to improuve the workaround for bugzilla:04295[edit]

bugzilla:04295 – "Article categorisation links unclickable when viewing categories with true BiDi names in Internet Explorer"

  • See bugzilla:04295#c34. How to improuve the workaround so that catlinks will use 100% of the width? Gangleri | Th | T 21:04, 29 January 2006 (UTC)
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