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Talk pages - New sections - editor text malformed and misaligned
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Description

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Be using the the Timeless skin
  2. Open up a new section link on talk page (such as https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Gwennie-nyan&action=edit&section=new)
  3. Type in text (preferably dummy text like lorem ipsum)

Results:

  1. Note how the cursor doesn't stay with the text you type.
  2. Open up a browser developer inspector window
  3. See how raw html text and that displayed by the editor is quite different (Sorry imgur compresses video)

Expected Results:

  • Text lines up with underlying text when typing for editing.

Event Timeline

Is this using VE/NWE 2017? And with/without codemirror or any particular editarea-affecting gadgets?

Is this using VE/NWE 2017? And with/without codemirror or any particular editarea-affecting gadgets?

Correct.

I've found that https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Gwennie-nyan&section=new&veaction=editsource won't trigger it, only the link options above will.