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Bug 1502 - Table of contents for contents of paged categories (e.g. A-Z)
Table of contents for contents of paged categories (e.g. A-Z)
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Categories (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Low enhancement with 7 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2005-02-09 21:09 UTC by Netoholic
Modified: 2012-11-03 09:20 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Netoholic 2005-02-09 21:09:24 UTC
Now that we have paging for categories (200 articles) and also the "from=X" 
structure, we should also implement a "table of contents" solution like we 
have for articles.  At the English Wikipedia, an effort has already started to 
do this with templates (see 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:CategoryTOC), but that solution seems 
short-sighted, inefficient, and could potentially grow out of hand.

On all categories which page over, dynamically generate a table of contents 
which will jump to the desired heading.  The table should not display if the 
category is small (under 200 articles), such that paging is not necessary.
Comment 1 Netoholic 2005-02-09 21:24:44 UTC
Let me also add that, with this feature, we can reduce the overall number of categories. 
Specifically those sub-categories that are used only to sort by names ([[Category:Books 
by title]]).
Comment 2 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-08-28 18:37:28 UTC
(note: not related to bug 8178, clarifying summary)

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