Right-To-Left (RTL) languages and Wine

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Thu Sep 30 03:13:09 CDT 2010

Shachar Shemesh <shachar at shemesh.biz> writes:

> On 29/09/10 21:59, James Mckenzie wrote:
>> And Microsoft Office appears different in RTL rather than LTR.  I used to work with someone that had the Arabic version of these programs and it would switch from RTL when typing in Arabic to LTR when typing in a Latin-based language.
> I'm sorry, but you are confusing several issues here. The question is
> not whether to implement BiDi (yes, provided we find the working hands
> to do it) or mirroring (yes, except I don't think we need to bother
> with mirroring the window decoration UI components that Windows does,
> and I have not heard anyone else weight in on this issue lately).

Mirroring is essentially implemented now, modulo some remaining bugs.
And yes, the window decorations get mirrored too, it would actually be
harder to not do it.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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