VisualEditor: Link inspector crashes when inserting link on non-linkable or empty selection
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  • Edit a page
  • Put cursor at the end of a line
  • Go to toolbar and Insert new link
  • The input field is focussed, blur it by clicking somewhere inside the inspector outside the input field
  • Click the trash can (since there is no "x" close button, that's the closest I can find in the top left or right corner)
  • The inspector clears itself but stays behind (crashes half-way closing)

Uncaught Error: No class registered by that name: undefined ve.Factory.js:62
ve.Factory.create ve.Factory.js:62
ve.ui.AnnotationInspector.onClose ve.ui.AnnotationInspector.js:162
ve.ui.Window.close ve.ui.Window.js:281
ve.ui.Inspector.onRemoveButtonClick ve.ui.Inspector.js:89
oo.EventEmitter.emit oo.js:421
ve.ui.IconButtonWidget.onClick ve.ui.IconButtonWidget.js:61
proxy load.php?debug=true&lang=en&modules=jquery%2Cmediawiki&only=scripts&skin=vector&version=20130715T175253Z:775
jQuery.event.dispatch load.php?debug=true&lang=en&modules=jquery%2Cmediawiki&only=scripts&skin=vector&version=20130715T175253Z:3058

An empty inspector stays behind and the user can no longer interact with any links at this point. When doing anything (scrolling, typing) the inspector will hide. Except the bubble tip on top, that one stays behind...

Version: unspecified
Severity: critical

bzimport set Reference to bz51404.
Krinkle created this task.Via LegacyJul 15 2013, 10:33 PM
Krinkle added a comment.Via ConduitJul 15 2013, 10:33 PM

Note, this doesn't seem a race condition or anything. I'm giving it at least half a second to a second of time between each distinct action.

Krinkle added a comment.Via ConduitJul 15 2013, 10:34 PM

Created attachment 12854
Screenshot of problem


Krinkle added a comment.Via ConduitJul 18 2013, 12:00 PM

It could be just be, but I run into this quite often. Every time it happens the interface crashes unrecoverably and all work is lost.

Thryduulf added a comment.Via ConduitJul 20 2013, 5:54 PM

I've just tested this and can reproduce it except for comment 3 - in my test I was able to do everything except link and the save worked as expected.

jayvdb added a comment.Via ConduitJul 21 2013, 10:07 PM

Bug 51415 is reporting the same JS error in the same component, with different steps to reproduce.

jayvdb added a comment.Via ConduitJul 28 2013, 8:04 AM

I can reproduce this by putting the cursor on a blank line (such as an empty page), clicking link inspector icon, then pressing key 'Esc'.

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitJul 30 2013, 10:06 PM

Change 76839 had a related patch set uploaded by Trevor Parscal:
The greatest commit in the history of the world*

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitJul 31 2013, 8:54 PM

Change 76839 merged by jenkins-bot:
Link inspector bug fixes

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJul 31 2013, 9:08 PM

This is now merged and will be deployed later.

Krinkle added a comment.Via ConduitOct 30 2013, 10:46 PM
  • Bug 51984 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Jdforrester-WMF set Security to None.

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