Supporting Arabic in GUI

pascal111 judas.the.messiah.111 at
Mon Aug 8 00:20:53 UTC 2022

On Monday, 8 August 2022 at 00:12:07 UTC, Emanuele Torre wrote:
> On Sunday, 7 August 2022 at 23:48:22 UTC, pascal111 wrote:
>> I have no idea about GUI or Rad programming in D; it's not its 
>> time, but I'm curious to know if D is fine supporting for 
>> Arabic language in the GUI applications or we will have some 
>> issues like I met - in my experience - in Free Pascal.
>> This is a topic where we trying to make a custom message box 
>> supporting Arabic as what's supposed to be, but we didn't 
>> reach although that the degree we want:
> I am very confused by this question.
> That has nothing to do with the programming language: it has 
> all to do with the GUI toolkit you use (lazarus in that case).
> If you used lazarus with D instead of Pascal (if it is 
> possible), you would have the same limitations in D.
> If you use another GUI toolkit in D/Pascal (e.g. GTK3, Qt5, Tk, 
> etc.), you will have the limitations of that toolkit, which may 
> or may not support Arabic text.
So, the reason is the toolkit. I guessed D has specific library 
for GUI, and with that I judged D as whole that if it supports 
Arabic or not.

> Also I don't understand you saying "it's not its time"; there 
> are plenty of GUI programs written in D. :/
I mean "my own time" that I'm still studying D basics, so I'll 
study GUI programming at another time, but if there are available 
resources for GUI, I would like to take a look in 'em.

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