Last modified: 2006-11-14 06:33:27 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 7811 - Preview edit summary
Preview edit summary
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Page editing (Other open bugs)
1.9.x
All All
: Normal enhancement with 2 votes (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
:
Depends on:
Blocks:
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2006-11-05 13:16 UTC by Robert Leverington
Modified: 2006-11-14 06:33 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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


Attachments
Screenshot of an ugly implementation (7.63 KB, image/png)
2006-11-13 04:11 UTC, Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly)
Details

Description Robert Leverington 2006-11-05 13:16:23 UTC
When you push preview your edit summary could also be parsed and previewed, like
the page text, and displayed below the edit summary box in a little box.
Comment 1 Rob Church 2006-11-09 18:12:50 UTC
Edit summaries do not support complex markup, therefore a preview feature is
rather pointless.
Comment 2 Robert Leverington 2006-11-09 18:18:58 UTC
I disagree, if you were to use an incorrect inter-wiki link in the summary (as I
have doine several times) the link is not displayed at all and sometimes
mistakes can only be seen in rendered text.
Comment 3 Rob Church 2006-11-09 19:20:27 UTC
It's hardly the end of the world.
Comment 4 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-11-09 22:47:26 UTC
It's also hardly the end of the world if you get some markup wrong in article
text.  At least that can be edited after you've saved.  Since it's not a big
deal if this isn't implemented, it's an enhancement, not a bug, but this *is*
the place to request minor improvements as well as major.  I've sometimes wanted
this, certainly, particularly when I wasn't sure whether some particular bit of
markup was supported in summaries and wanted to know before I saved.
Comment 5 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-11-13 04:11:58 UTC
Created attachment 2687 [details]
Screenshot of an ugly implementation

Well, a difficulty has arisen: where exactly should the preview be put?  I'm
not sure where it should go so as not to look ugly.  Because I rather think
this positioning looks ugly.
Comment 6 Rob Church 2006-11-13 07:56:01 UTC
Put it somewhere near the bottom, just under the summary box.
Comment 7 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-11-14 06:33:27 UTC
Added in r17660.

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


Navigation
Links