ISSUE-51: On an OS that has a widespread UI convention for setting direction, user agent should support it on input and textarea elements

On an OS that has a widespread UI convention for setting direction, user agent should support it on input and textarea elements

State:
CLOSED
Product:
html
Raised by:
Richard Ishida
Opened on:
2011-06-20
Description:
This is a part of the proposals made by the "Additional Requirements for Bidi in HTML" W3C First Public Working Draft. For a full description of the use cases, please see http://www.w3.org/International/docs/html-bidi-requirements/#set-direction. Here is the proposal made there:

The HTML specification should recommended that on an OS that has a widespread convention for setting direction (such as CTRL + LEFT SHIFT for LTR and CTRL + RIGHT SHIFT for RTL on Windows), the user agent should support that convention on input and textarea elements (although it may provide other methods too).

Please add comments to bugzilla:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10822


For implementation status see:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/17nb3wlYkIG9MNtL1mlXVPOVe4QwyApiHRYim3nTi5CE/edit?hl=en&pli=1#heading=h.5at863ehzxe


IMPORTANT: This issue was moved from our old review tracking system to the new tracker system. For previous mail relating to this issue, see: http://www.w3.org/Search/Mail/Public/advanced_search?keywords=&hdr-1-name=subject&hdr-1-query=%20OS%20widespread%20UI%20convention%20direction%20user%20agent%20input%20textarea&hdr-2-name=from&hdr-2-query=&hdr-3-name=message-id&hdr-3-query=&index-grp=Member__FULL+Public__FULL&index-type=t&type-index=public-i18n-bidi%40w3.org&resultsperpage=20&sortby=date
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  1. Review of tracker issues for best practices (part II) (from addison@lab126.com on 2015-03-28)
  2. I18N-ISSUE-51: On an OS that has a widespread UI convention for setting direction, user agent should support it on input and textarea elements [HTML5-bidi] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2011-06-20)

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