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rtl base communities BBCode

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In rtl based communities the direction of forms are right to left, This direction change causes lot of BBCode related problems to our users, For example this BBCode phrase contains persian alphabet as you see persian words between tags change standard phrase of BBCodes therefore users find BBCode so difficult and hard to read, link to texts, etc :
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only solution for us is to use visual editors or automatic BBCode generators but as I know these feature wont be included in phpBB 3.1 or even 3.2
I really want phpBB developers to find a solution for this (maybe in future major releases)

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The only solution here would be to have rtl BBCode functions I think. I'm all for it.
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DavidIQ wrote:The only solution here would be to have rtl BBCode functions I think. I'm all for it.
you mean change form directions between rtl and ltr ?
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DavidIQ wrote:The only solution here would be to have rtl BBCode functions I think. I'm all for it.
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Thank U ali. it is a good and important point. our persian and arabic users have this problem.
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Meis2M wrote:Thank U ali. it is a good and important point. our persian and arabic users have this problem.
Yes this is main problem of all rtl languages, many webmasters in our language choose other softwares because of this.
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What would be the correct text of the post above?
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nickvergessen wrote:What would be the correct text of the post above?
You mean screenshot ? Thats correct
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Also, perhaps turn this into a revamp of bbcodes for multi-language support and also translate things like colour/quote (actually I've just realised typing this. It should say colour as phpBB is English(GB) by default.)
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Unknown Bliss wrote:Also, perhaps turn this into a revamp of bbcodes for multi-language support and also translate things like colour/quote (actually I've just realised typing this. It should say colour as phpBB is English(GB) by default.)
No. That would break all existing uses of "color", nless we keep the current "color" name and simply add the ability to also use "colour", but in that case it wouldn't make sense to add the new one, since people (namely me, who types the bbcode instead of clicking it) would continue to use "color".

EDIT: I don't see how the screenshot could be the correct usage of bbcode. I understand the in rtl the tags have to go backwards, but you have random /'s in some places and you're missing /'s in other places. For instance, the URL bbcode has two opening tags but no closing tag.
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