VE Map to support frame / frameless
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Description

We are working on supporting frames (with caption) around a map, and we'd like VisualEditor to support such settings.

To start a discussion, here is a proposal for a redesign of the VE Map Dialog to include more settings:

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JGirault created this task.Aug 19 2016, 2:32 PM
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Using the paged layout reduces the amount of width we have to show the map in.

Also your caption patch only supports plain text at the moment. If you converted that to wikitext, you would still need Parsoid support for VE to be able to edit it as rich text.

Using the paged layout reduces the amount of width we have to show the map in.

The current side menu indeed leaves less room for displaying the map.
We can make it a two-step process, without the menu. I'll update the mocks.

Also your caption patch only supports plain text at the moment. If you converted that to wikitext, you would still need Parsoid support for VE to be able to edit it as rich text.

Good point, we should support wikitext in captions.
/cc @MaxSem

Here are two mockups illustrating a two-step process, allowing more space for editing the map. I also added alignment settings.

JGirault updated the task description. (Show Details)Aug 23 2016, 2:05 PM
JGirault moved this task from Unsorted to VisualEditor on the Maps (Kartographer) board.

Hmm, is this task being done by anyone? This is clearly "great to have", but it doesn't look like a major blocker for <mapframe>.

Yurik removed a project: Maps.Dec 15 2016, 4:40 AM
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