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Bug 2805 - <inputbox> should allow to set predefined titles
<inputbox> should allow to set predefined titles
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
InputBox (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:I...
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-07-11 19:56 UTC by lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט
Modified: 2006-01-24 00:54 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-07-11 19:56:29 UTC
Hallo!

<inputbox> is a great achivement.

a) However it might be usefull to provide the ability to *insert predefined
titles* (for the articles to be created. Each wiki could decide (on each
occurence) if it would start with sandbox, a timestamp or what prefix / sufix
would be best related to the location of <inputbox> on a particular page.
Practice will show how usefull this would be.

b) Another issue I am not aware is if there is an alternative to place the
"header" *between* the input box and the button and 
c) to have *another button label* then the one specified in
[[MediaWiki:Createarticle]].

Why to ask for this enhancement:
Wiki software should be intuitive and flexible without many "you just have to
know" - "you need to follow the procedure step by step". Do not believe that all
visitors read every bit of a page. At the beginning I pressed the button myself
*without* inserintg any title leading to edit (the protected) [[Main Page]]. I
assume that these additions would help to avoid similar situations.

Thanks in advance! Best regards [[user:gangleri]]

P.S. I am not quite shure if <inputbox> is an extension of not. If so please
change the Product: to   	MediaWiki extensions , if necessary create one.
http://bugzilla.wikipedia.org/buglist.cgi?query_format=specific&order=relevance+desc&bug_status=__all__&product=&content=inputbox
shows also bug 2788 and bug 2286
Comment 1 T. Gries 2005-07-11 23:59:19 UTC
* added main URL http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Inputbox
(perhaps to be set into the URL field of this bugzilla ?)

* changed Product code to "MediaWiki extensions"
Comment 2 Erik Moeller 2005-07-13 01:47:25 UTC
Gangleri, please file separate bugs for separate enhancement requests, thanks.

<inputbox> now supports a default= parameter to set the preferred default title.
Comment 3 lɛʁi לערי ריינהארט 2005-07-13 18:18:41 UTC
splited bug:
- bug 2847: "<inoutbox> usage of template constructs to generate the "default"
option"
- bug 2842: "<inputbox> should allow alternatively to place the header *between*
the inputbox and the button not only above the inputbox"
- bug 2844: "<inputbox> should allow allow to label a button differently then
[[MediaWiki:Createarticle]]"

changed title: <inputbox> should allow to set predefined titles
changed url to: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Inputbox

<s>note: this bug could be used as <inputbox> tracking bug;</s>

marked as FIXED

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