Using the language link tool in the sidebar when inside VisualEditor loses the edit without warning
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A user at en.wp reported today that you can add interlanguage links while you're in VE. The last step when doing so means the whole page gets reloaded, so whatever was done in VE until that moment gets lost. I am not aware of ways to prevent this, and there is no indication in VE that this will happen when you start that procedure.


Version: unspecified
Severity: normal
Whiteboard: u=dev c=backend p=0
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52105

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Elitre created this task.Via LegacyFeb 27 2014, 5:02 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 27 2014, 5:08 PM

Wikidata bug, not VE bug.

Elitre added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 27 2014, 5:10 PM

(Filed initially as WD, thought you hadn't mentioned this detail, re-filed again as VE. Close enough.)

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