VisualEditor: Deletion from slugged header causes preceding paragraph to appear to be deleted, but remain in the DM(?)
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Description

Author: swalling

Description:
When attempting to remove an entire section with an h2 header, removing the text of the header does not remove the line separator underneath the header.

Additionally, one additional delete/backspace action deleted the entire preceding section, and it seems from the resulting content that I merely blanked the header but the wikitext for it remains.


Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

bzimport set Reference to bz49424.
bzimport created this task.Via LegacyJun 11 2013, 6:34 AM
bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJun 11 2013, 6:34 AM

swalling wrote:

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bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJun 11 2013, 6:35 AM

swalling wrote:

Result

Note empty header

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Ironholds added a comment.Via ConduitJun 13 2013, 12:30 PM

This has also been reported by other users, and is something I observed in the usertesting videos we did, too.

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJun 14 2013, 8:41 PM

The first part of this bug is a duplicate of bug 49452 ("Whitespace-only headings should be collapsed to (blank) paragraphs"), so re-purposing to be about the deletion issue.

@Steven - could you give more details about this bug with deletion magically hiding large blocks of text but not deleting them - was it in Chrome/Mac? Does it happen reliably (and can you reproduce now) or is it occasional?

@Oliver - is the "this" that users have seen the deletion causing a paragraph to no longer appear but still be there, or the heading-not-being-fully-deleted issue?

Ironholds added a comment.Via ConduitJun 14 2013, 8:46 PM

The latter; my apologies for not reading correctly! :)

Inez added a comment.Via ConduitJun 27 2013, 10:10 PM

Could someone provide step by step instruction how to reproduce this problem?

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitJun 28 2013, 12:31 AM

Change 70949 had a related patch set uploaded by Inez:
(bug 49424) Add empty lines before/after new block level images

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/70949

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitDec 3 2013, 12:06 AM

AFAICT this is now fixed - marking as WORKSFORME. Please re-open if it recurs.

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