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VisualEditor: Create a sensible system for adding Babel boxes (parser functions)
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Description

Intention:
Add a Babel box

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Go to Insert > Template
  1. Type in #babel:en
  1. Click "Add template".
  1. Nothing happens.

Expected Results:
Either it ought to Just Work™, or it ought to produce an error message about VisualEditor not supporting parser functions yet (see bug 50855).

Reproducible: Always

Workaround: Go to complex transclusion mode; add "Content"; paste in wikitext source code for the parser function.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=49996

Details

Reference
bz62740

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 2:56 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz62740.

Created attachment 14836
Screenshot showing exactly what was in the template name field when it didn't work

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