[Xerte] Re: FW: Xerte in Arabic?

Julian Tenney Julian.Tenney at nottingham.ac.uk
Wed Dec 11 09:58:23 GMT 2013

The new flash can, but the old flash we use can't. The flash player is really two players: AVM1 is where our code runs and doesn't have the RTL capability, AVM2 is where AS3 runs, and does. Unfortunately, you can't run the old code in the new VM.

From: xerte-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk [mailto:xerte-bounces at lists.nottingham.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Jonathan Paradise
Sent: 10 December 2013 22:40
To: Xerte discussion list
Subject: [Xerte] Re: FW: Xerte in Arabic?

Are you certain that Flash can't handle RTL? What do they do In Israel. I'm pretty sure that Flash is used for Hebrew both in Israel and in the U.S.
On 12/10/2013 3:01 AM, Alistair McNaught wrote:

We had this come into our helpdesk following a query about Xerte working in Arabic. Right in believing that the Xerte Editor is still in Flash and Flash can't handle right to left languages?

If I'm wrong then it looks like Julian has a very local contact interested in developing an Arabic Toolkits. Given the receptivity of the Middle East to embracing elearning and mlearning that would be a great coup if it's technically possible.

Actually - maybe we should look to some wealthy Middle Eastern funding source to develop an html5 editor so that Toolkits can be Arabised?


-----Original Message-----

From: Dr Ahmed Meliebary [mailto:abu_hattan at hotmail.com]

Sent: 09 December 2013 15:12

To: Terry McAndrew

Subject: Xertr

Dear Terry

Count me in please fir helping with Arabising Xerte.



Dr Ahmed Meliebary, BA, MA, PhD

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