Bug 73519 - I18N - New output window should open on correct side...
I18N - New output window should open on correct side...
Status: NEW
Product: platform
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Window System
5.x
Macintosh Mac OS X
: P2 (vote)
: TBD
Assigned To: issues@platform
issues@platform
: I18N
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Reported: 2006-03-11 17:08 UTC by Vince Kraemer
Modified: 2010-08-11 13:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Issue Type: ENHANCEMENT
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Description Vince Kraemer 2006-03-11 17:08:28 UTC
If the IDE is executing in a locale that that reads left-to-right, new "output"
windows (and search results, and junit output, and ....) should open on the
left.  In a right-to-left locale, the windows should open to the right.

Here is a concrete example...

I had two windows open in the output area

+---------------------+--------+-----------------+
| JUnit test results  | Output |                 |
+---------------------+--------+-----------------+
|

Then I did a search...

+---------------------+--------+-------------------+
| JUnit test results  | Output | *Search Results*  |
+---------------------+--------+-------------------+
| searching....

I read that as searching for test results...

This may read better.... since a users "focus" will shift to the left automatically

+------------------+---------------------+--------+
| *Search results* | JUnit test results  | Output |
+------------------+---------------------+--------+
| searching....
Comment 1 Ken Frank 2007-05-30 03:38:27 UTC
There are some other more recent issues related to right to left behavior.
by default, swing does not handle rtl based on if the locale is a rtl one but
expects
additional coding to happen.

ken.frank@sun.com
Comment 2 Vince Kraemer 2007-05-30 06:15:23 UTC
the bug is that the UI behavior for left-to-right languages is wrong...




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