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Bug 10526 - Improve insertTags() for IE and Opera
Improve insertTags() for IE and Opera
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
1.11.x
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Al...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-07-10 16:27 UTC by AlexSm
Modified: 2014-03-05 18:34 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments
Suggested code for insertTags() (2.40 KB, text/plain)
2007-07-10 16:27 UTC, AlexSm
Details

Description AlexSm 2007-07-10 16:27:29 UTC
Created attachment 3884 [details]
Suggested code for insertTags()

The current implementation of insertTags() (used to insert characters/tags while editing) in wikibits.js is inadequate for Internet Explorer and Opera: the resulting text selection is very inconvenient. 

The proposed insertTags() prototype is attached. Please see my en.wp linked page for examples and more info.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-07-12 17:40:52 UTC
Applied in r24042

Tested and confirmed expected behavior:
* Firefox 2.0 / Mac
* Opera 9.20 / Mac
* Opera 8.0 / Mac
* Opera 7.5 / Mac (no toolbar)
* Opera 6 / Mac (no toolbar)
* Safari 2.0 / Mac
* Safari 3.0.2 / Win XP
* IE 7.0 / Win XP
* IE 6.0 / Win XP

Tested with oddities:
* iCab 3 / Mac (toolbar displays but nonfunctional; seems to have HTML parsing errors unrelated to the JS work)

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