VisualEditor: Automatically place cursor in edit summary field
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Description

TeamGale doesn't recall that in order to fill the edit summary field you need to click on that first - if she doesn't, the text she's typing, although the dialog is visible, ends up in the article instead (FF29, Win8).

If I hit Save changes in any of my browsers (Chrome, FF and Opera) and don't click on the dialog, nothing happens if I keep typing.
However I believe that if it is technically possible, the extra click shouldn't happen, there are no other places where the cursor should end up, and editors seeing it flashing might be encouraged to use the field a little more.


Version: unspecified
Severity: minor
See Also:
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=64521

bzimport set Reference to bz65222.
Elitre created this task.Via LegacyMay 12 2014, 3:02 PM
gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitMay 19 2014, 4:24 PM

Change 134108 had a related patch set uploaded by Esanders:
Initialise save panel on 'ready' so focus works

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/134108

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitMay 19 2014, 5:49 PM

Change 134108 merged by jenkins-bot:
Initialise save panel on 'ready' so focus works

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/134108

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJun 5 2014, 7:28 PM
  • Bug 64521 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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