VisualEditor does not format hatnotes correctly
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Currently, VisualEditor inserts blockSlugs around rellinks and dablinks (collectively known as hatnotes). This adds a lot of extra whitespace around them compared to how they are formatted normally. See attachment.

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kaldari created this task.Jan 28 2014, 2:15 AM
Jdforrester-WMF changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Feb 2 2015, 7:24 PM
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Still exists (see testcase at We now explain this inconsistency somewhat better by showing a "insert paragraph" message when you hover over one of the slugs (see screenshot), but this still falls short of our ideal of having the VisualEditor surface appear identical to the read surface.

Neil_P._Quinn_WMF changed the task status from Stalled to Open.May 4 2015, 11:54 PM
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