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Gallery dialog doesn't indicate what images are included
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Description

Use case:

  1. There are two galleries <gallery>FileA, FileB, FileC</gallery><gallery>FileD, FileE, FileF</gallery>
  2. User want to merge the galleries, and remove 1-2 images and get: <gallery> FileB, FileD, FileE, FileF</gallery>

How it is currently done:

  1. Double click on gallery
  2. Since the gallery dialog doesn't tell the user the file names (not even in alt/title) user should use developer tools and using "Inspect element" figure out what are the file names (FileA, FileB, FileC) -
  3. User should double click on the second gallery, and paste there the file names

There should be simple way to get the file names from gallery dialog without using browser's developer tool...

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Sounds like a nice to have, but not a very common user action.

Change 357394 had a related patch set uploaded (by Esanders; owner: Esanders):
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] Add filename to gallery dialog page

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/357394

Change 357394 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] Add filename to gallery dialog page

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/357394

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