VisualEditor: Create relocatable markers for complex shapes, e.g. block templates
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Right now you can re-position an inline transclusion in the same way as images, with a click-drag feature. Unfortunately this isn't set for block transclusions.

This is particularly irritating for suers because when you initially insert a transclusion we assume it's inline, so let them move it, but then when they re-open the page it's now magically un-moveable.

Version: unspecified
Severity: minor

bzimport set Reference to bz62006.
Jdforrester-WMF created this task.Via LegacyFeb 27 2014, 5:22 PM
Esanders added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 28 2014, 4:43 PM

Relocatable doesn't work on block elements atm. We have it enabled for block images, but it breaks.

Esanders added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 28 2014, 4:45 PM

Disable on block images for now:

Esanders added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 28 2014, 5:08 PM

Abandoned that, the test case I was using appears to be an edge case, it actually works ok.

Esanders added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 28 2014, 6:14 PM

The problem here is not block templates, but that the CE HTML is <div wrapper><table float:right/></div>, and the relocatable marker takes it's dimensions from the <div> (which has no height).

In ProtectedNode we solve this by drawing boxes around _every_ descendent. Ideally we'll come up with a better solution before we start add drag handlers to them.

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJul 9 2014, 7:42 PM

Was this fixed by the changes to GCNs?

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitAug 21 2014, 7:44 PM

I'm declaring that it was.

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