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Loading indicator renders in the top left corner instead of centre
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Seen in Firefox 74 at https://test2.wikipedia.org/wiki/Male_user:TheDJ

Maybe it’s fixed already, but I couldn’t find a task.

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stjn created this task.Apr 2 2020, 5:34 PM
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brion added a subscriber: brion.Apr 2 2020, 5:54 PM

Ah, I see what's going on... the first loading indicator is running during the time that we load up OOUI etc, before we have a dialog, so it's just sitting on the page globally instead of being anchored anywhere in specific.

I think it should probably get moved to over the clicked video, or something, though I'm not 100% sure how to anchor this well for small or audio widgets.

Strainu added a subscriber: Strainu.Aug 5 2020, 1:35 PM

I've seen this and I considered this a feature, not a bug, because it allows the user to see the video capture better. Anecdotic evidence from a discussion on ro.wp seem to suggest I'm not the only one. Seeing the videJs player vs the previous one, people reacted with "ah, that's slightly better [for infoboxes]"

stjn added a comment.Aug 6 2020, 7:52 PM

I've seen this and I considered this a feature, not a bug, because it allows the user to see the video capture better. Anecdotic evidence from a discussion on ro.wp seem to suggest I'm not the only one. Seeing the videJs player vs the previous one, people reacted with "ah, that's slightly better [for infoboxes]"

You are mistaking the notion of this task, this task about the loading indicator displaying in the random place, not about the video player being displayed in a modal window. Your feedback is more apt in T246035: Videojs player for audio opens a dialog, which is unexpected.