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Search & Replace: Non-regex mode with regex characters like [^ ] fails in IE8
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Author: wikibugs

Reporting against Babaco Release.

Steps to reproduce::
1)Navigate to a page and click Edit link.
2)Enter following text in the editable text area.
Test[^ ]
3)Click on 'Search and replace' icon.
4)Set "Test[^ ]" for 'search for' text box.
5)Set "Calcey" for 'replace with' text box.
6)Click on 'Replace next' button.
<<Giving the following output
Calcey^ ]

Expected output::
System shall be display the 'Calcey' text.

Test Environment::
Browser (User-Agent): Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0)

Version: unspecified
Severity: minor
OS: Windows XP
Platform: PC



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 10:51 PM
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bzimport created this task.Oct 8 2009, 7:23 AM

Tweaking summary; cannot reproduce this bug in Firefox 3.0.14

Can't reproduce this in IE8 either, probably fixed at some point.

wikibugs wrote:

Test[^ ] is replaced as TCalcey.

Expected is to replace Test[^ ] with Calcey text.

Re-open the bug

Paladox set Security to None.Dec 10 2015, 9:00 AM
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Jdforrester-WMF closed this task as Declined.Apr 29 2016, 3:19 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a subscriber: Jdforrester-WMF.

MediaWiki no longer supports JavaScript execution on IE8; consequently, I'm Declining this task.

happy5214 moved this task from Backlog to Closed on the WikiEditor board.Aug 4 2019, 12:02 PM