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VisualEditor: Incompatibility with Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-editing item, "Edit pages on double click (requires JavaScript)"
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Description

If you have the preference set to "Edit pages on double click", then double-clicking on a word while you're already in VisualEditor tries to re-open the page so you can edit it.


Version: unspecified
Severity: minor
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback#Double-click_asks_if_you_want_to_leave_page

Details

Reference
bz53058

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 1:59 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz53058.

This was reported in Mozilla 23 on Windows 8, and I reproduced it in Safari 6 on Mac OS 10.7.5, so it's probably universal.

jayvdb added a comment.Oct 2 2013, 5:57 AM

For variety, I confirmed on Chrome/Linux ;-)

jayvdb added a comment.Oct 2 2013, 6:02 AM

fwiw 'Enable section editing by right clicking on section titles' is active within VE

Change 150391 had a related patch set uploaded by Alex Monk:
Add JS hook to allow extensions to prevent double click from changing to action=edit

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/150391

Change 150391 merged by Bartosz Dziewoński:
Make mediawiki.action.view.dblClickEdit recheck preference

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/150391

Is this now fixed given the above being merged?

Change 162968 had a related patch set uploaded by Alex Monk:
Stop "Edit pages on double click" from affecting VE

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/162968

Change 162968 merged by jenkins-bot:
Stop "Edit pages on double click" from affecting VE

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/162968