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Make "Convert formatting to wikitext" feature non modal
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This allows users who expect paste to be plain text to keep typing and ignore the prompt.

Existing experience:

Proposed experience:

T281010 proposes an even more minimal prompt but the proposal above is still a significant improvement.

Testing instructions

  • Copy some text with rich formatting, e.g. lists, links, bold, italic, ... (nb external links are stripped and therefore don't count)
  • Paste into 2017 WTE
  • Observe that the plain text paste is shown immediately along with a context for "Rich text detected". If "Convert to wikitext" is clicked the formatting is added.
  • The plain text or formatted text pasted should be identical to before with the modal popup (compare with a test on live)
  • Clicking, cursoring away or typing should make the "Rich text detected" context disappear.

Event Timeline

Change 551313 had a related patch set uploaded (by Esanders; author: Esanders):

[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] NWE: Always paste rich text as plain, and show context item to convert

Test wiki created on Patch Demo by ESanders (WMF) using patch(es) linked to this task:

ppelberg added subscribers: iamjessklein, Ryasmeen, ppelberg.

@iamjessklein moving this over to you for design review.

In parallel, @Esanders can you please add ===Testing instructions to the task description so that when it's ready for QA, @Ryasmeen nows what to test and the environment in which to test.

This looks good to me (same as my previous review, right?) If so +1

Change 551313 merged by jenkins-bot:

[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor@master] NWE: Always paste rich text as plain, and show context item to convert