Can drag and drop non-editable elements from outside the VE surface area
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Author: pearley

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Video made by en user Atethnekos

As illustrated in the attached video, VE's drag and drop function has some odd quirks in Firefox. One can select items from below the VE surface, such as the MediaWiki logo or the licensing disclaimer text, and drag them into the VE surface. These items can only be added to the last line of an article. Items seem to be added as bulleted items, increasing indent with each addition.

Tested on FF 24 Win 7 with Monobook, duplicated with FF 24 and Mac OS 10.6

Could not duplicate using Chrome on the above Mac OS - may be a Firefox issue.

Described here:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback/Archive_2013_12#Moving_links_on_the_page_from_outside_the_VE_surface_into_the_VE_surface

And here:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Feedback#Drag_and_drop_redux


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bzimport added a project: VisualEditor.Via ConduitNov 22 2014, 2:37 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz56578.
bzimport created this task.Via LegacyNov 4 2013, 7:56 PM
Esanders added a comment.Via ConduitJun 17 2014, 12:39 PM

Can't reproduce in FF.

Elitre added a comment.Via ConduitJun 23 2014, 5:25 PM

I confirm that it does not happen for me as well - I seem to be able to drag and drop items, but after I do that nothing changes, and as a matter of fact VE won't prompt me to save. In wikitext mode instead one can actually drag and drop stuff.

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