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|Summary:||I18N - allow preview for rtl locales and code samples|
|Product:||guibuilder||Reporter:||Ken Frank <kfrank>|
|Issue Type:||ENHANCEMENT||Exception Reporter:|
Description Ken Frank 2007-02-23 19:29:55 UTC
currently jdk/swing does not use locale value to determine direction of text or menu or other ui layout for locales that use right to left orientation, such as Persian, Arabic, Hebrew and assumes that user must code in these values, which usually means they would need to code to determine what locale user of app is in, and then set the orientation as needed. (see jdk/swing issue 4505945) for designtime, form editor does not show preview in the orientation of rtl locales if that is locale user is in while designing. this rfe is for showing preview in that orientation, if user is either - in one of those locales - sets a property that indicates they want to 2nd way might be more flexible. This is based partially on customer comments on the whole situation of the bidi support for nb. issue on ide showing its own menus, etc as per locale is 96471 issue on platform doing the same for generated modules is 96333
Comment 1 Ken Frank 2007-02-23 19:31:53 UTC
perhaps some kind of code sample or component to add the template for code that would set orientation based on locale could be added to pallette ? firstname.lastname@example.org