As reported in https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/evince/issues/489
When I copy phrases from Arabic PDFs and then past it anywhere , the order of words becomes reverse.For example when I copy
" بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم "
then past it anywhere it becomes
" الرحيم الرحمن الله بسم "
For more explaining - in English - If I copy "Hello Ali" the result after pasting is "Ali Hello" .
Contrary to English, Arabic is written from right to left.
You can download a document which has the same Arabic phrase
"بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم" from the following link
And If you like in the following link you can find several Arabic PDFs
The first link does not work. However, I tried with a random book from the the second one (http://librebooks.org/) and it is reproducible.
It may be related to Bug 105015, although the reverse text in that report is per character. Selecting/Copy/Paste is per word.
At last but not least, I tested it with poppler-glib-demo, but I am filing this issue to general as I notice the RTL support is lacking across frontends.
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