Visual Editor: Bullet renders on last line for citation templates that span multiple lines


Firefox 22 on Linux showing citation templates in a bulleted list rendered in a narrow window

English Wikipedia user reports:
"If I open [[Leeds Festival (classical music)]] in VE, the first of the Sources is displayed with the bullet point on its second line, not the first. Looks very odd, comes into the category of "likely to make novice editor wonder what the hell is going on and what they've done to break the article".

It's reproducible: see [[User:PamD/sandbox for VE]]: looks fine until you go into VE, then items 1 and 3 in list show the dropped bulletpoint - they are {{tl|cite book}} and {{tl|cite web}} - while the flat text bullet points look normal. And making the window even narrower shows its the last line, not the second line, of a multiline entry which gets the bullet."

Permanent link to Pam's Sandbox page:

I can reproduce this with citation templates, but not with a plain template designed to test it - [[User:Thryduulf/bullet-template]] - where the bullet renders on the same line

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal


bzimport set Reference to bz51760.
Thryduulf created this task.Via LegacyJul 20 2013, 8:21 PM
Thryduulf added a comment.Via ConduitJul 20 2013, 8:23 PM

Possibly this is related to Bug 51708, but I'm doubtful

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