Last modified: 2008-06-09 15:59:24 UTC

Wikimedia Bugzilla is closed!

Wikimedia has migrated from Bugzilla to Phabricator. Bug reports should be created and updated in Wikimedia Phabricator instead. Please create an account in Phabricator and add your Bugzilla email address to it.
Wikimedia Bugzilla is read-only. If you try to edit or create any bug report in Bugzilla you will be shown an intentional error message.
In order to access the Phabricator task corresponding to a Bugzilla report, just remove "static-" from its URL.
You could still run searches in Bugzilla or access your list of votes but bug reports will obviously not be up-to-date in Bugzilla.
Bug 14484 - Show that a redirect will redirect in preview
Show that a redirect will redirect in preview
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2333
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
:
Depends on:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2008-06-09 14:46 UTC by David Gerard
Modified: 2008-06-09 15:59 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
Web browser: ---
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments

Description David Gerard 2008-06-09 14:46:10 UTC
A colleague using our office MediaWiki was confused by doing "preview" on a redirect - rather than the page you get when you view a redirect page (with the redirect arrow then the name of the page it'll go to), he saw "1. REDIRECT [[pagename]]" - which is of course how #REDIRECT [[pagename]] renders. This broke expectations and he thought he was doing it wrong.

So: if an edit will make a page into a redirect, display it in preview how it would look in the saved page - with the redirection arrow followed by the target page name.

I wasn't sure of the category for this bug, but put it in "page editing" because it's a discrepancy between the preview and the saved page.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2008-06-09 15:59:24 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 2333 ***

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.


Navigation
Links