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Jul 6 2018

PamD added a comment to T63737: Thank notification on mobile should support click to undo.

After four years I'm delighted to see that there is finally some progress on this. I look forward to seeing changes implemented. Thanks.

Jul 6 2018, 11:04 PM · Growth-Team, Readers-Web-Backlog, Mobile, Thanks

May 2 2018

PamD created T193598: AWB on talk pages: moving "Image requested" template to top incorrectly.
May 2 2018, 6:55 AM · AutoWikiBrowser

Apr 26 2017

PamD added a comment to T51969: OOjs UI: Dialogs should be repositionable/draggable.

Three and a half years on from my initial complaint, and as far as I know the Visual Editor is still useless to me, so I don't use it. Let me know when it becomes a useful editing system for people who need to see the original article while adding categories or doing other tasks.

Apr 26 2017, 4:35 PM · Epic, OOUI

Dec 6 2016

PamD added a comment to T51969: OOjs UI: Dialogs should be repositionable/draggable.

Yes - when someone tells me that VE is usable, I'll have another look at it. If the dialog box still obscures the content, then for my prolific WikiGnoming it's useless. Two years since I raised this, and no progress. Nice to feel appreciated.

Dec 6 2016, 10:00 AM · Epic, OOUI

Mar 20 2016

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

And my app settings tells me I'm in Beta-2016-02-10.

Mar 20 2016, 6:16 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend
PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

To clarify: the problem described above is when using the app.

Mar 20 2016, 6:10 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend
PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

Unfortunately the problem has not been solved. I have observed the problem several times since 10th Sept, but am now sitting with phone and laptop together so can report on it.

Mar 20 2016, 6:06 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Mar 4 2016

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

Thanks. I look forward to not seeing the problem again, and will let you know if I see it after next Thursday.

Mar 4 2016, 7:47 AM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Jan 30 2016

PamD added a comment to T125249: [Regression wmf.11] Source and VE edit tabs have the word <undefined> appearing next to them for some users on enwiki (very old cached HTML/JS?).

An effect of this bug is that the tab bar jumps around distractingly if the window is below a certain width.

Jan 30 2016, 12:07 AM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-02-16_(1.27.0-wmf.14)), MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-02-09_(1.27.0-wmf.13)), MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-01_(1.27.0-wmf.15)), Patch-For-Review, MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-01-19_(1.27.0-wmf.11)), MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-02-02_(1.27.0-wmf.12)), VisualEditor-MediaWiki, VisualEditor

Jan 29 2016

PamD updated the task description for T125271: <Undefined> appearing in edit header tabs of page; causes movement on narrow window size.
Jan 29 2016, 11:58 PM
PamD updated the task description for T125271: <Undefined> appearing in edit header tabs of page; causes movement on narrow window size.
Jan 29 2016, 11:57 PM
PamD updated the task description for T125271: <Undefined> appearing in edit header tabs of page; causes movement on narrow window size.
Jan 29 2016, 11:56 PM
PamD set Security to default on T125271: <Undefined> appearing in edit header tabs of page; causes movement on narrow window size.
Jan 29 2016, 11:51 PM
PamD created T125271: <Undefined> appearing in edit header tabs of page; causes movement on narrow window size.
Jan 29 2016, 11:50 PM

Jan 24 2016

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

I'm still having the problem of inability to edit final section of many articles because the edit icons are loading the wrong sections, but have today found a new problem which is probably related.

Jan 24 2016, 9:05 AM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Jan 12 2016

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

I seem to use both, but yes, it's the app view which I recognise.

Jan 12 2016, 11:51 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend
PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

Sorry, screenshot instructions didn't work on my phone.

Jan 12 2016, 10:53 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Jan 8 2016

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

No, I do not know how to get a screen shot off my mobile phone. It's a Samsung Galaxy Ace 4, using Android 4.4.4 I believe I'm using a Beta version of the mobile access. The URLs start https://en.m.wikipedia.org/w/....

Jan 8 2016, 10:00 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend
PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

All the problems I have encountered and reported have been in article namespace - please read my earlier detailed posts. It was someone else who found a problem with Category:Stubs.

Jan 8 2016, 9:22 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend
PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

Does the explanation for the problem account for the page where two sections had no edit icons and later icons referred to last-but-one section? See my post of 1 Jan 09:14.

Jan 8 2016, 9:00 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Jan 5 2016

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

The new title of this bug seems confusing: the problem is that the first (non-top) section has no edit icon, and the edit icons for later sections each point to the immediately previous section. In one example the first and second sections had no icons, and the remaining icons pointed to the last-but-one section.

Jan 5 2016, 11:54 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Jan 1 2016

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

I have now found a first example where two sections, not just one, have no edit icon: "Vijayadasami (film)" Current version is at https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Vijayadasami_%28film%29&oldid=697689522 I found the problem both last night (about 8 hours ago) and right now. There are no edit icons on mobile for the sections "Cast" and "Release", and the edit icons for "References" and "External links" each lead back two sections (ie from EL to "Release").

Jan 1 2016, 9:14 AM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Dec 31 2015

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

Sorry not to reply sooner - I've been away from email, and hence Phabricator notifications, for a few days.

Dec 31 2015, 7:28 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend
PamD added a comment to T102078: Wikimedia search UI should offer users an easy way to do title-only searches.

My T121496 has been merged into this task, so let me clarify my request here: the ability to search on titles of both articles and redirects together - thus picking up previous and alternative titles (eg latin or common names of plants, variant spellings of people or places, etc).

Dec 31 2015, 6:54 PM · Discovery

Dec 27 2015

PamD added a comment to T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.

Sorry, I think it's website not app. In Android on Galaxy Ace 4.

Dec 27 2015, 11:16 PM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend
PamD created T122471: Mobile edit icon does not always point to correct section id.
Dec 27 2015, 6:46 AM · MW-1.27-release (WMF-deploy-2016-03-08_(1.27.0-wmf.16)), Patch-For-Review, Readers-Web-Backlog, MobileFrontend

Dec 15 2015

PamD added a comment to T121496: Ability to search for a word in article title or redirect title (but not article content).

Sorry, but "You can search for a word in title" is no help - I know about the "in title" template. What I want is the ability to find the word "acaule" in the redirect "Lepidophyllum acaule".

Dec 15 2015, 1:50 PM · Discovery, CirrusSearch
PamD created T121496: Ability to search for a word in article title or redirect title (but not article content).
Dec 15 2015, 10:03 AM · Discovery, CirrusSearch

Oct 16 2015

PamD updated the task description for T115694: Reftoolbar: Display both WikiText preview and parsed preview by default.
Oct 16 2015, 12:24 PM · Community-Tech
PamD created T115694: Reftoolbar: Display both WikiText preview and parsed preview by default.
Oct 16 2015, 12:23 PM · Community-Tech

Oct 1 2015

PamD added a comment to T91792: As a user, I'd like lead sentences to be concise so I can get an overview of the topic I'm reading about..

Thanks, that's good news. Time and again I've been gnoming away stub-sorting etc on my mobile, thought the dates were missing from lead though present in text or infobox, gone to edit the lead to add them ... and found them sitting there OK, just hidden by the app.

Oct 1 2015, 7:19 AM · Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, Wikipedia-iOS-App-Backlog, Mobile-App-Sprint-53-Android

Sep 17 2015

PamD added a comment to T91792: As a user, I'd like lead sentences to be concise so I can get an overview of the topic I'm reading about..

Another example of an article where removing bracketed text makes a nonsense: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Men_in_a_Boat . Please reconsider this "feature".

Sep 17 2015, 8:12 AM · Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, Wikipedia-iOS-App-Backlog, Mobile-App-Sprint-53-Android

Sep 16 2015

PamD added a comment to T91792: As a user, I'd like lead sentences to be concise so I can get an overview of the topic I'm reading about..

As an editor and reader, this suppression of bracketed information (typically a person's birth and death dates) feels like a bug. I spent time trying to find a person's birth date to upgrade the article from which it seemed to be missing, went to edit it, found it was there all along.

Sep 16 2015, 7:44 AM · Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, Wikipedia-iOS-App-Backlog, Mobile-App-Sprint-53-Android

Sep 15 2015

PamD added a comment to T112677: Bracketed dates hidden in lead sentence on mobile.

Well, as reader and editor I would prefer to see those dates included.

Sep 15 2015, 8:30 PM · Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog
PamD updated the task description for T112682: Intermittent failure to wrap paragraphs to screen width in mobile view, seen frequently in "Signpost" articles .
Sep 15 2015, 6:03 PM · Android-app-Bugs, Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, Mobile
PamD created T112682: Intermittent failure to wrap paragraphs to screen width in mobile view, seen frequently in "Signpost" articles .
Sep 15 2015, 6:02 PM · Android-app-Bugs, Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog, Mobile
PamD created T112677: Bracketed dates hidden in lead sentence on mobile.
Sep 15 2015, 5:40 PM · Wikipedia-Android-App-Backlog

Jul 17 2015

Restricted Application updated subscribers of T63737: Thank notification on mobile should support click to undo.

Is there any progress on this request? Recently for a few weeks the "Thanks" button appeared on the left, not the right - wonderful reduction in stress level. But it's back there now, under my finger when I'm poised to scroll a screen, vulnerable to a moment's doziness.

Jul 17 2015, 9:13 PM · Growth-Team, Readers-Web-Backlog, Mobile, Thanks

Mar 5 2015

Nemo_bis awarded T72614: Can't easily add new section to user talk page a Piece of Eight token.
Mar 5 2015, 9:16 AM · MobileFrontend-Feature-requests, MobileFrontend-beta

Dec 9 2014

PamD added a comment to T74903: Need option to switch off "Thanks" on mobile web.

Please reconsider your rejection of my request.

Dec 9 2014, 8:17 AM · Thanks, MobileFrontend-Feature-requests

Dec 8 2014

PamD added a comment to T63737: Thank notification on mobile should support click to undo.

The new bug I raised was 72903 and is T74903 in Phabricator, but has been dismissed with "I don't think this is justification for turning off the feature. The good far outweighs the few accidental taps I'm sure."

Dec 8 2014, 11:06 PM · Growth-Team, Readers-Web-Backlog, Mobile, Thanks

Dec 5 2014

PamD added a comment to T51969: OOjs UI: Dialogs should be repositionable/draggable.

Looks as if it might work: I don't know the term "dock" but I think you mean what I'd call "minimise"? So click on that icon, the dialog box shrinks to an icon, I read what's behind it: I hope I can copy text from it, eg to fix a DEFAULTSORT? Then click on the icon to restore the dialogue box and carry on. Yes, could be a great solution. Probably better than my original suggestion, many moons ago, of dragging or resizing. Thanks.

Dec 5 2014, 5:07 PM · Epic, OOUI

Dec 3 2014

PamD updated subscribers of T53134: VisualEditor: Intermittently unable to open page settings after deleting and then adding a stub template.
Dec 3 2014, 10:16 AM · VisualEditor, VisualEditor-ContentEditable