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iPad Pro/iOS 12.1: cursor jumps out of view when editing mobile site in source mode
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Description

I'm using an iPad Pro running iOS 12.1 and Safari.

As a logged-out user, access a mobile Wikipedia page such as https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Innocent_III , click the edit icon in the upper right, choose "Edit without logging in" and proceed to the (default) source editing mode. Now scroll down about one screenful and touch some text near the top of the editing area. The iOS virtual keyboard and the blue blinking cursor appear. If you now type a character, the text inappropriately scrolls up and the cursor is not visible anymore (the entered character is inserted at the correct position however).

I see the same broken behavior, whether a physical keyboard is attached or not.

Details

Related Gerrit Patches:
mediawiki/extensions/MobileFrontend : masterDo not jump to top of text editor during typing

Event Timeline

Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptDec 9 2018, 12:58 AM
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(it helps all users but tagging AMC so we have an opportunity to pick this up if we are working on related things)

Change 496682 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jdlrobson; owner: Jdlrobson):
[mediawiki/extensions/MobileFrontend@master] iOS: Do not jump to top of text editor during typing

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/496682

Change 496682 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/MobileFrontend@master] Do not jump to top of text editor during typing

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/496682

@AxelBoldt this should be fixed now. Can you confirm?

Jdlrobson moved this task from Incoming to QA on the VisualEditor (Current work) board.
AxelBoldt closed this task as Resolved.Mar 16 2019, 8:45 PM
AxelBoldt claimed this task.

This is fixed now, thank you! I'm closing as Resolved.