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[email] Theming issue causes text to be unreadable
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From an email:
"Thank you for resolving my previous concern but I do encounter a different problem with the Wikipedia app.

This time, certain wikitable has their text missing or blending in the background unless I highlight them to make them appear.

Below is a sample Wikipedia page titled "Oneechan ga Kita" that contains a wikitable under the "Anime" page section. The first image shows the information missing on the table however on the second image, the text reappears if I highlight them.

This issue only happens when the app's theme is set to "dark"."

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Access
  2. Go to "Anime" section
  3. Observe infobox

Expected Results

  • Text inside table is readable in dark/black theme

Actual Results

  • Text color is white and is not readable

Environments Observed

  • (enwiki) Production

Additional notes

  • The table is not applying background color, for some reason text is not being affected by notheme logic

Event Timeline

MSantos added a subscriber: MSantos.

It seems that some collapsible tables are receiving notheme class, but their content isn't. This means that the theme CSS will prevail.

@MattCleinman and @Dbrant could you please decide on the priority?

LGoto triaged this task as Medium priority.Jun 4 2021, 4:42 PM

Report from an Android user:

Lists cannot be read in dark mode

I was able to reproduce it on the article: Omega (Epica Album)

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Change 699784 had a related patch set uploaded (by MSantos; author: MSantos):

[mediawiki/services/mobileapps@master] mobile-html: fix styling issues for td elements

Change 699784 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/services/mobileapps@master] mobile-html: fix styling issues for td elements

This comment was removed by MSantos.
MSantos claimed this task.

Acknowledging that there are other black/dark theme issues, but those have their own tasks. The issue in this ticket is resolved.