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Bug 9188 - text overflows template boundaries in print view in narrow browser
text overflows template boundaries in print view in narrow browser
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Templates (Other open bugs)
unspecified
PC Windows XP
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?t...
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-03-06 17:22 UTC by David Fass
Modified: 2007-03-06 18:24 UTC (History)
0 users

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description David Fass 2007-03-06 17:22:56 UTC
The text in some templates appears (only in Print view) to overflow the template
borders when the browser width is made small.  For example, at
<http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Book_of_Isaiah&printable=yes>, there
is currently an "improve this article" template in the section "Songs of the
Suffering Servant".  When the browser width is decreased, the text in the
template overruns the template borders.  I suppose this should not happen, cause
it looks bad.
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2007-03-06 18:24:37 UTC
The issue is that the long URL stretches the table cell, which makes the rest of
the text happily expand to the full width as well.  This has to do with table
sizing algorithms, which differ markedly from those for other elements; if the
contents were converted to use CSS (which would be doable although not
necessarily clean), the problem would not occur.  Regardless, this isn't really
something we can fix, it's a content issue.

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