Edit Notice in Category space displays improperly
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When opening a category page in VE, for instance https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Rivers_of_British_Columbia, an edit notice appears giving instructions on category page editing. Using the latest FF or Chrome on Mac OS 10.6, the notice is chopped off halfway. See screenshot for details.

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bzimport added a project: VisualEditor.Via ConduitNov 22 2014, 2:13 AM
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PEarleyWMF created this task.Via LegacyOct 28 2013, 5:40 PM
PEarleyWMF added a comment.Via ConduitOct 29 2013, 7:58 PM

Note: this is issue does not seem to happen on all category pages; At https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Futurama for instance, it displays as it should.

matmarex added a comment.Via ConduitOct 29 2013, 8:13 PM

That's because the monotype part of the message ("[[Category:Rivers of British Columbia]]") is contained in a <span class="nowrap">, so the text is not line-wrapped just as requested. As it's wider than the area for edit notices, it overflows it, and the rest of the message fills out the space.

This should probably be fixed in the appropriate template, but I guess VE could enlarge the editnotice area if needed (not sure if it's a good idea).

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitMay 9 2014, 2:19 PM

Agreeing with MatmaRex here; this is something that should be fixed in the template.

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