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CSS misapplied to elements in Special:Allmessages due to conflicting anchor identifiers
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Author: spacebirdy

On [[Special:Allmessages#powersearchtext]] there is a strange box.
See this screenshot:
This seems to be a problem in all wikimedia projects:

I had this problem either with Firefox or Opera 7.53.

Best regards,
Elisabeth Anderl [[:wikt:is:Notandi:Spacebirdy]]

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal



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Alkivar wrote:

I get a similar error when viewing in IE 5 and above, Firefox 1.0.x and Konqueror

This would be because somebody added an "id" attribute on each thingy,
which is very much the wrong thing to do.

gangleri wrote:

A second box apears at

Rob added the anchors / "id" attributes which are very helpfull for referencing
and documentation. Please preserve the anchors.

best regards reinhardt [[user:gangleri]]

gangleri wrote:

a) The box does not apear in [[he:special:Allmessages#powersearchtext]].
b) "Anchors" would not work [[he:special:Allmessages#edithelppage]] there / here.

robchur wrote:

Fixed in SVN trunk, r13629.