[GRASS-user] Right to left font in r.watershed command window

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Feb 23 08:52:34 EST 2012

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Ashton Maherry <AMaherry at csir.co.za> wrote:
> Hi, I am currently running Grass GIS 6.4.2 and am running r.watershed in
> order to delineate drainage catchments.
> Whilst running a command the whole r.watershed command box was inverted with
> the font displaying from right to left (mirror image). Rather amusing, but
> it now seems to be stable again. Attached is a screen shot.

Are all modules like that? I guess so.

Here an earlier (rare) posting:

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
> 2011/11/7 Micha Silver <micha at arava.co.il>:
>> Hello All:
>> I started working with GRASS on a Win7 machine (the OSGeo4W installer). This
>> Windows installation is "hebrew enabled" (English interface, with support
>> for Right To Left languages) and regional settings are for Israel. When I

Ashton: anything like that enabled in your PC, too?

>> run the wxPython GUI, I get the windows "reversed"
>> Here are some screenshots to show what I mean:
>> http://www.surfaces.co.il/dl/grass_6.4.2_reversedGUI1.png
>> http://www.surfaces.co.il/dl/grass_6.4.2_reversedGUI2.png
>> Changing the regional settings back to "United States" for example does not
>> change anything. Any ideas where this comes from? and how to avoid it?
>> (BTW, This problem does not appear in the tcl/tk interface)
> I suppose that some clever usage of the wxPython language test must be added:
> http://wiki.wxpython.org/Internationalization#Switching_between_Left_to_Right_and_Right_to_Left_Languages
> Markus


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