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German Win7: LTR and RTL characters still exist in Properties Window (explorer.exe) and in the Taskbar Clock #8361
NVDA-Version: NVDA 2018.2 RC2, Portable, Win7x64, German UI (de-AT)
L = U+200E (LTR), R = U+200F (RTL)
Update No. 1: Windows Explorer » Detail View » Last modified field » date format:
This works as expected. And there is no issue with an empty size field in this view in Windows Explorer.
Update No. 2: Systemsteuerung\Programme\Programme und Funktionen (Control Panel\Software\Software and features) » Detail View » Date of Installation field » date format:
This also works as expected.
Update: This issue still exists in NVDA 2018.2 RC3.
Eliminating U+200E and U+200F at this early point of process has not only effects to the braille output, it also changes the pronunciation of the TTS depending of the current used synthesizer. Well, and for me: I added
Sadly the changelog entry in 2018.2 RC3 still says something complete different at all. In other words: the changelog entry should be changed from
to something more like "Filter LTR and RTL marks from list view items" (in the Windows Explorer) because this seems to be the current state. (I know that changing the changelog entry will have no effect in the translated changelogs to NVDA 2018.2 at this late point.)