Last modified: 2007-08-27 18:43:17 UTC

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Bug 11075 - Make the form of cite link customizable via message
Make the form of cite link customizable via message
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
Cite (Other open bugs)
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: Normal minor (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2007-08-27 00:50 UTC by Omegatron
Modified: 2007-08-27 18:43 UTC (History)
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Description Omegatron 2007-08-27 00:50:09 UTC
I read somewhere that the only reason the citation numbers have brackets around them is to make a larger click target.  I think it looks much better to have superscripted numbers without brackets, like any normal publication.  If you need a bigger click target for the number, use CSS to increase the size of the clickable whitespace around it.
Comment 1 Danny B. 2007-08-27 02:36:42 UTC
Fully customizable solution such as using MediaWiki:Citelinkformat or so would be better, since different norms for different languages could have different forms of writing of reference numbers.

Changed topic to reflect on this.
Comment 2 Brion Vibber 2007-08-27 18:40:16 UTC
[[MediaWiki:Cite reference link]]
Comment 3 Omegatron 2007-08-27 18:43:17 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> [[MediaWiki:Cite reference link]]



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