Bug 28072 - [Android] Arabic Text does not display right to left properly
Summary: [Android] Arabic Text does not display right to left properly
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android Designer ()
Version: 4.0.0 (C6)
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-03-16 12:16 UTC by Cody Beyer (MSFT)
Modified: 2017-07-24 22:26 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2015-03-16 12:16:13 UTC
### Description 

Using the latest XVS extension, Arabic text does not display right-to-left properly. It displays the correct justification, but the character order is left-to-right

### Screenshot


### Steps to Reproduce

1. Create Android project
2. Create layout using Arabic text, right to left
3. Run in simulator

### Expected Results

The text should display right-to-left with the correct character order

### Actual Results

The text is justified correctly, but with the wrong character order

### Version

This is the system info
Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2012
Version 11.0.61030.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51650

Installed Version: Ultimate

Architecture and Modeling Tools 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Architecture and Modeling Tools

UML® and Unified Modeling Language™ are trademarks or registered trademarks
of the Object Management Group, Inc. in the United States and other

LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012

Office Developer Tools 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Office Developer Tools

Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012

Visual Basic 2012 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Visual Basic 2012

Visual C# 2012 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Visual C# 2012

Visual C++ 2012 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012

Visual F# 2012 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Visual F# 2012

Visual Studio 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker

Portions of International CorrectSpell™ spelling correction system © 1993
by Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition
Copyright © 1992 Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from
Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.

Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools 04940-004-0038003-02747
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools

ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.3.41009
Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:
Support for creating and opening ASP.NET web projects
Browser Link: A communication channel between Visual Studio and browsers
Editor extensions for HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Page Inspector: Inspection tool for ASP.NET web projects
Scaffolding: A framework for building and running code generators
Server Explorer extensions for Windows Azure Web Sites
Web publishing: Extensions for publishing ASP.NET web projects to hosting
providers, on-premises servers, or Windows Azure

InstallShield Limited Edition
InstallShield. For more information visit the Flexera Software website at <
http://www.FlexeraSoftware.com>;. Copyright © 2013 Flexera Software LLC. All
Rights Reserved.

Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone

NuGet Package Manager 2.8.50926.602
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet,
visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.0
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from
the PreEmptive Analytics product.

SQL Server Data Tools 11.1.20627.00
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools

Workflow Manager Tools 1.0 1.0
This package contains the necessary Visual Studio integration components
for Workflow Manager.

Xamarin 3.9.347.0 (056cf9e)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and

Xamarin.Android (9e05e39f02bafe8fc0b7ab025d99f3b446835ad4)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS (90e32d01b5960ef8487d3b0a865cb3301dfd95f4)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.

Xamarin.iOS Unified Migration 1.0
Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified
Comment 1 John Miller [MSFT] 2017-07-10 13:49:43 UTC
I’m unable to reproduce this issue using the latest Visual Studio 2017 Preview version 15.3. @Cody, could you revisit this and attach a sample project and attach? Thanks!
Comment 2 mostafa 2017-07-10 16:44:52 UTC
It appears that the problem have been fixed, i am not experiencing it anymore. Feel free to close the ticket.