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Table gets deleted while attempting to delete rows/columns
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Steps to reproduce:

  • Create a table on VE
  • Select an entire row or column.
  • Click delete
  • Instead of deleting the highlighted row/column, the whole table gets deleted.

Event Timeline

Jdforrester-WMF changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Oct 4 2016, 7:21 PM
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Do you mean the "Delete" button in the table context:

Screen Shot 2016-10-04 at 12.19.10.png (244×413 px, 16 KB)

If so, that's intentional; to delete the column you have to click the column control (the V).

Maybe we re-label it to "Delete table" but that would be very anti-mobile (size/space) and duplicative of the label to the left of it. Perhaps a different design?

Aklapper changed the task status from Stalled to Open.Jun 1 2020, 10:56 AM

This should either be declined if no changes are planned or open if this is valid feedback about a potentially confusing string.
Boldly reopening as a duplicate has been merged into this task bringing up the same issue.