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How to change the text diection ? - Guest - 01-28-2009 06:02 AM
How can I change the direction of the text in Featurific ?
i need to change it to rtl instead of the normal one
RE: How to change the text diection ? - rinogo - 01-29-2009 11:43 AM
RTL text is a feature that we've considered implementing many times. Were it easier to do, it would already be in Featurific! I think we can add this feature, but I'll need some more information regarding how RTL (right to left) text works. I'm under the impression that the word order within the sentence is what needs to be reversed. In other words, the following (LTR) text:
Hello, this is some text.
Would be the following in RTL text:
text some is this, Hello.
Is this correct?
For reference, here's as for as I got with the last Featurific user who requested RTL support:
So, you're going to have to help me on Persian here... According to the problem as you've described it, it seems that the letters in Persian words are written left-to-right, but the words in Persian sentences are written right-to-left? Is this how other right-to-left languages work as well? (e.g. arabic)
xxxxxx xxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi Rich
> Thanks for your good work. The main problem is solved, but now there
> is another problem.
> Persian posts are shown reversed. For example I have written:
> ایران 2 افغانستان و آمریکا
> but I see:
> آمریکا و افغانستان 2 ایران
RE: How to change the text diection ? - Guest - 01-29-2009 11:48 PM
(01-29-2009 11:43 AM)rinogo Wrote: Hello, this is some text.
Yes the sentences should be displayed that way
an example in Arabic
my name is mena
أنا اسمى مينا
مينا اسمى أنا
So the sentences would by displayed from right to left not the opposite
(01-29-2009 11:43 AM)rinogo Wrote: For reference, here's as for as I got with the last Featurific user who requested RTL support:
Well, yes the sentences are also written from right to left, and other languages i guess though as far as i know Arabic is written from right to left... but according to the person who asks about the problem so it's about the sentences are displayed wrong so it should be displayed from RTL
Also the beginning for the sentences should be from RTL. i mean to start from the right side in writing like this
أنا اسمى مينا
RE: How to change the text diection ? - rinogo - 01-30-2009 07:24 AM
I've done some work on getting RTL support within Featurific. Please try using the following test version of the plugin:
I think I've made some progress, but I think there are still some problems. Can you experiment with this version and tell me what works and doesn't work? (There is an RTL checkbox on the options page that you'll have to check, by the way).
Thanks, and talk to you soon!
RE: How to change the text diection ? - Guest - 01-31-2009 12:20 AM
(01-30-2009 07:24 AM)rinogo Wrote: Hi Mena,
Okay, I downloaed it and it's working fine, the sentences are displayed fine but it's alignment isn't from right to left
Every thing else is working fine.
RE: How to change the text diection ? - rinogo - 01-31-2009 02:48 AM
That's great to hear, Mena! (Phew! )
It's naturally hard for me to develop RTL support since I don't speak or read a lick of Persian, Urdu, Arabic, etc... So, I was essentially guessing. So it's good to find out that my guess was correct! Can you send me a URL (or at least a screenshot) that shows your slideshow in action? This will make it easier to fix the 'left alignment' issue.
RE: How to change the text diection ? - Guest - 02-01-2009 10:04 AM
Okay. here is a link for a blog where i first used the plug-in http://www.orsozox.com/ar
and this is my blog http://www.one4v.com/ar .. and I'm getting sometimes HTTP request error from image shack !.
and you are welcome
sorry it's http://www.orsozox.com/radio
RE: How to change the text diection ? - rinogo - 02-11-2009 05:22 AM
Hi again, Mena!
I think I'm done with the final version of the RTL changes. Can you please give the following version a shot and let me know how it works for you?
Specifically, please try one of the templates marked as "(Right Justified)".
Thanks, and you're welcome!
RE: How to change the text diection ? - Guest - 02-19-2009 04:14 PM
I'm sorry i didn't keep up with you this week and i will try it and tell you the result in few minutes
It's working fine now
RE: How to change the text diection ? - rinogo - 02-20-2009 02:18 AM
It looks great! Please let me know if you experience any problems.