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Bug 4518 - Position of section editing links is confusing
Position of section editing links is confusing
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 4525
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/baseline
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Reported: 2006-01-07 16:43 UTC by Andrew Conkling
Modified: 2006-01-07 19:44 UTC (History)
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Description Andrew Conkling 2006-01-07 16:43:07 UTC
When browsing a wiki page, it is often unclear which section an edit link will
edit.  The edit link seems to be a bit high.  For example, edit links for
===third-level headings===, which don't have a horizontal line underneath them,
could easily be mistaken for editing the section preceding them.

http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=559 mentions changing the position
of the edit link to the bottom of the section.  I don't necessarily like that
idea, but I will agree that for a new user (which I was, once) it can be
confusing until you get used to it.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-01-07 18:39:32 UTC
Section edit link are always on the same line as the heading. I'm 
not sure how much clearer it could get?
Comment 2 Zigger 2006-01-07 19:19:28 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
Here's some improvement ideas:

1. display the edit link on the same baseline as the section heading (like
Andrew said)

2. use title=section-heading in the hyperlink instead of title=page-title


Also, there are more serious edit-link display bugs (bug 1629, bug 2703)
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2006-01-07 19:44:55 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 4525 ***

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