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Section editor text selection is inconsistent
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How many times were you able to reproduce it?


Steps to reproduce

  1. Open any editable article
  2. Tap the edit pencil to edit a section
  3. Try to select ranges of text by double tapping or tapping and holding

Expected results

Text selection closely matches text selection in a native app like notes or mail

Actual results

Text selection is inconsistent with a native app like notes or mail

Environments observed

App version: 6.5.0
OS versions: 13
Device model: X
Device language: en


I didn't regress, but I believe the behavior was better with older versions on iOS 12

Event Timeline

JoeWalsh created this task.Dec 9 2019, 1:09 PM
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LGoto triaged this task as Medium priority.Dec 9 2019, 7:33 PM
LGoto moved this task from Needs Triage to Bug Backlog on the Wikipedia-iOS-App-Backlog board.
JoeWalsh moved this task from Doing to Waiting for Build on the ios-app-v6.5.1 board.
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Looks good on 6.5.1 (1705)

cmadeo closed this task as Resolved.Jan 14 2020, 9:36 PM
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@JoeWalsh, thanks for finding and fixing this!