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PDF rendering: false position of graphics (1)
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Description

A PDF file created by bookcmd=render_article&writer=rdf2latex contains a lot of errors. This task replaces T121349 detail #2.

In wiki pages a graphic element often is positioned beside the text which it concerns to. The definition of the element is in the wiki source before the text.

There are two false consequences:

  1. The graphic should be positioned beside the text as it is in the wiki page as well as in the print preview. This should be possible if a one-column text area is used. See also T121497
  2. If this isn't possible the graphic should be positioned before the text paragraph in all cases (like in wiki source).

Look at error #2 on page 1 e.g. in appendix 2.

How to check the problem

  1. MathML in user preferences / appearance.
  2. de-Wikibooks chapter "Komplexe_Zahlen/_Darstellungsformen" - the requested page (Internet Explorer 11 isn't able to show correct formulas using MathML)
  3. Use Print/Preview/Print of the browser (here: Firefox 42.0) - every part of the page is printed correctly (IE isn't able to show any formulas)
  4. Use Special:Book render_article rdf2latex and store the created pdf file.
  5. Appendix 1 F3079535 is the created pdf file without any change.
  6. Appendix 2 F3079554 shows the error described above.

More errors are described in other tasks. (In appendix 2 there are additional faults caused by convertion to OpenOfficeGraph odg but irrelevant to MediaWiki problems.)

Event Timeline

Juetho created this task.Dec 15 2015, 10:21 AM
Juetho updated the task description. (Show Details)
Juetho raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.
Juetho added a project: Collection.
Juetho added subscribers: Aklapper, Juetho, StudiesWorld.
Jdlrobson added a subscriber: Jdlrobson.

Is this still going to be an issue with the new Proton service?

ovasileva moved this task from Triage to Tracking on the Proton board.Sep 11 2017, 12:13 PM
Jhernandez edited projects, added PDF Rendering; removed Proton.Feb 25 2019, 7:07 PM