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Bug 26984 - 'Format links to non-existent pages like this' option in preferences not working
'Format links to non-existent pages like this' option in preferences not working
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2596
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
User preferences (Other open bugs)
PC Windows XP
: Normal normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2011-01-27 12:20 UTC by Nadeesha
Modified: 2011-02-07 23:36 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description Nadeesha 2011-01-27 12:20:02 UTC
Steps to reproduce:
1. Logged in user navigates to the Wikimedia main page.
2. Click on the 'My preferences' link.
3. Click on the 'Appearance' link.
4. De-select 'Format links to non-existent pages like this (alternative: like this?)' check box.
5. Click on the 'Save' button.

Actual results:
Links with non-existent pages does not display with ending '?'

Expected results:
Links with non-existent pages should display with ending '?'

Version : 1.17alpha (r80667)
Comment 1 Mark A. Hershberger 2011-01-27 17:20:54 UTC
Tested on prototype, works.
Comment 2 Nadeesha 2011-01-28 10:31:19 UTC
This functionality is not working only in Internet explorer 7.
This is worked as expected in Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.6, Opera 11, Google chrome 8.0
Comment 3 Mark A. Hershberger 2011-01-29 18:58:57 UTC
ah, confirmed for ie7
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2011-02-07 23:36:10 UTC
Very old issue with IE 7 and below -- it supports neither the 'inherit' keyword for restoring the original color, nor the ':after' and 'content' thingy to add the "?".

Duping to bug 2596.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 2596 ***

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