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"Insert Table" in WikiEditor: High column count makes table go out of boundary
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Author: wikibugs

Screen print of the error

Reporting against Babaco Release : r58199

Steps to Reproduce ::

  1. Select a random page
  2. Insert a table with higher number of columns

Example : 40 Cols with 2 Rows

<<Columns goes beyond the page border>>

Expected Outcome::
Table should be created within page border

Test Environment::
All the browsers

Version: 1.23.0
Severity: minor




Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Lowest.Nov 21 2014, 10:49 PM
bzimport added a project: MediaWiki-Parser.
bzimport set Reference to bz21408.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).

This is not a bug in the insert table dialog, but in MediaWiki's rendering.

I don't see anything fixable here.

Jdforrester-WMF added a subscriber: Jdforrester-WMF.

I'm Declining this as though I agree that a very wide table is not good, I don't think we should add code in the 2010 wikitext editor to stop users from making bad content.