Ticket #8489 (new defect)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Arabic keyboard has strange default number font

Reported by: kimquirk Owned by: sayamindu
Priority: high Milestone: 9.1.0-cancelled
Component: keyboards Version: not specified
Keywords: cjbfor9.1.0 Cc: khaled
Action Needed: never set Verified: no
Deployments affected: Blocked By:
Blocking: #6808

Description

build 8.2-760

Strange number font happens when changing between Roman and Arabic characters.

The numbers look like an italic font, but after you hit a few roman letters, then the number font changes back to non-italic.

Need some real test cases to understand the compose and right-to-left needs for arabic. Here is where the tests need to be documented: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Tests/I18N/keyboards/Arabic

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by sayamindu

  • cc khaled added

Changed 6 years ago by sayamindu

For reference, the behaviour of numerals is explained at http://www2.ignatius.edu/faculty/turner/arabic/anumbers.htm

Changed 6 years ago by khaled

I don't understand what exactly is the problem and in which activity does it happen. Any way, current default Arabic fonts are almost useless that I don't expect any good.

Changed 5 years ago by mstone-xmlrpc

  • keywords cjbfor9.1.0 added
  • milestone changed from 8.2.1 to 9.1.0

Pushing out to 9.1.0, per edmcnierney's request.

Changed 4 years ago by cjl

  • blocking 6808 added

(In #6808) Adding a few more recent OLPC Trac bugs and link to an Arabic tracking ticket opened at Sugar Labs:

http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1973

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