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Ctrl-navigation works in opposite direction in right-to-left text #229
When writing right-to-left text in Zim (Pesian, Arabic, Hebrew) the behavior of cursor word-by-word movement (by holding down Ctrl and pressing arrow keys) is wrong. This was a well known and very old bug in GTK. Any GUI based on GTKTextView and GTKSourceView was affected, such as gedit. The good news is, however, this bug is fixed, more than six months ago. Programs based on recent GTK releases work properly, including gedit.
Zim, however, still has this problem, even though it is fixed in GTK.
I looked at the source code in order to figure out how Zim uses GTK but was lost in the code. I appreciate any comments on this problem and I am ready to help fix it.
Here are some debug information:
This is zim 0.67
For more information on the fixed GTK bug see: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=136059
I had initially opened this bug on Launchpad: https://bugs.launchpad.net/zim/+bug/1731771
P.S. I fixed that bug with help from GNOME people.