Spellcheck attribute for editsummary
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TheDJ
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Description

The suggestion is to set the "spellcheck=yes" attribute on the edit summary field. This is a HTML5 feature ( http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/editing.html ) and supported by both Firefox and Opera.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)#Turn_on_spellcheck_in_summary_field

bzimport added a project: MediaWiki-Page-editing.Via ConduitNov 21 2014, 10:50 PM
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TheDJ created this task.Via LegacyNov 23 2009, 10:03 AM
Reedy added a comment.Via ConduitNov 23 2009, 6:39 PM

r59360

Reedy added a comment.Via ConduitNov 23 2009, 6:52 PM

r59361

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitNov 23 2009, 8:57 PM

davidg wrote:

I see that Reedy already noticed this and fixed it in his second revision above (r59361), but so others that read this don't get confused: The attribute should be "spellcheck=true", not "yes".

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