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Bug 5566 - Inputbox default width issue with old browsers
Inputbox default width issue with old browsers
Status: CLOSED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki extensions
Classification: Unclassified
InputBox (Other open bugs)
unspecified
Other other
: Normal normal 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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Reported: 2006-04-14 06:31 UTC by omniplex
Modified: 2006-04-16 17:54 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description omniplex 2006-04-14 06:31:16 UTC
Inpuboxes are displayed with width=1 on old browsers
if no explicit width=nn is set. Example (minus class):

<input name="search" type="text" value="" size="" />
..........................................^^^^^^^

Good example with explicitly set with=6 (minus class):
<input name="title" type="text" value="" size="6" />
.........................................^^^^^^^^

The help page announces a default width 50, but that
didn't make it into the actual size="".  The XHTML 1
spec. points to the HTML 4.01 spec., and that only
offers CDATA. My HTML 3.2 browser interprets it like
this:

No size at all: use a default (apparently size="18").
Specified size: use that (above 50 can cause havoc).
size="": same effect as size="1", ugly for <inputbox>
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-04-14 14:26:47 UTC
Fixed in SVN trunk, r13634.
Comment 2 omniplex 2006-04-15 23:40:52 UTC
Thanks, [[m:Help:Inputbox]] updated

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