Template editor should allow rich/wysiwig/visual editing for content
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Ran into this trying to switch the quote formatting on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1924_vote_of_no_confidence_against_the_government_of_Stanley_Baldwin?veaction=edit to use {{quote}}

Many templates such as [[Template:Quote]] are basically wrappers around some additional wikitext.

The template content editor is not wysiwig, and seems to contain a plain text box. This means that any formatting is lost when cut-and-pasting text from the main document into the template's content.

If another rich editor were embedded here, we should be able to paste in things with links, references, etc.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1924_vote_of_no_confidence_against_the_government_of_Stanley_Baldwin?veaction=edit

bzimport set Reference to bz50595.
brion created this task.Via LegacyJul 2 2013, 5:57 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJul 2 2013, 6:29 PM

This is the same as bug 50182; we definitely will support this soon.

  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 50182 ***

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