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Daredemodaisuki 114514 (talkcontribs)

When user using Chinese use VE and type in Chinese words and add source for it (such us [1]), if they continue to type the next word, the words they typed in would be deleted unexpectedly. It will only happen on the first word after the source, and won't happen every time.

For example, we have typed in:


and we will type the next character or word (e.g.内, nei),

first we type n:

这是一个例子[1]n 【n>1.你 2.呢 3.那 4.您 5.年】←the Chinese input program

and then we type e:

这是一个例子 【ne>1.呢 2.讷 3.那 4.呐 5.哪】

and then we type i:

这是一个 【nei>1.内 2.馁 3.那 4.哪 5.娞】

and we finally press 1 to choose "内", it will be:


If we continue to type more, it will be deleted more...

Normally it should be:


这是一个例子[1]n 【n>1.你 2.呢 3.那 4.您 5.年】

这是一个例子[1]ne 【ne>1.呢 2.讷 3.那 4.呐 5.哪】

这是一个例子[1]nei 【nei>1.内 2.馁 3.那 4.哪 5.娞】


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seems VisualEditor:Test does not work

Qdinar (talkcontribs)
Qdinar (talkcontribs)

but i see only "edit source", no "edit", in any page on this site

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c bien mais on sef ait bloquzer ttrop faciloement svp arretez svp c chaiant azla fin

1 (talkcontribs)
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Impossible de publier les modifications

Crataegus077 (talkcontribs)
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When using the input method in Chinese environment, strange problems occur

Shenzhiming88 (talkcontribs)

When you type Chinese characters after the reference using Microsoft's own Pinyin input method, there is a high probability that the Chinese characters will not be typed. Also, the preceding content will be removed for no reason.

See GIF motion picture on Flickr

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Migrating extension to new version

Ti infotrad (talkcontribs)

I guess I should have posted here (duplicate of Topic:X7cpvcy75tfx0s7d)

I presently have a couple of extensions which are integrated with VisualEditor in MW 1.35. I am trying to migrate them to the new version (MW 1.39 RC1, downloaded zip) but I am getting a number of errors: non existing functions (template spec extend, onRawFallbackButtonClick, getParameterNames..). I have not been able to find documentation explaining how to migrate. Is there any available? Any help you can provide? I also could not find a list of extensions integrated in VE, which I could use to perform code comparisons.

And to be ultra precise, here is the error I am getting. Note I have not changed the code and it was working fine in my previous version of MW.

In my extension module, I have implemented the function insertTransclusionNode. In it, when inserting a new node, once I have build my object (getPlainObject), I call the following function

surfaceFragment.insertContent( [{type: 'gacdmslinker',attributes: {mw: obj,calaction: 'insert'}},{ type: '/gacdmslinker' }] );

and this is when I get the following error:

VM522:28 Uncaught TypeError: Converting circular structure to JSON

    --> starting at object with constructor 'VeDmDocument'

    |     property 'bindings' -> object with constructor 'Object'

    |     property 'transact' -> object with constructor 'Array'

    |     ...

    |     property 'context' -> object with constructor 'VeDmInternalList'

    --- property 'document' closes the circle

    at JSON.stringify (<anonymous>)

    at (load.php?lang=en&modules=ext.visualEditor.core%2Cmwtransclusion&skin=vector&version=1lvvz:180:941)

    at OO.EventEmitter.emit (<anonymous>:28:656)

    at (load.php?lang=en&modules=ext.visualEditor.core%2Cmwtransclusion&skin=vector&version=1lvvz:175:902)

The weird thing is, my object (gacdmslinkernode) is still created in the sense that, if I save the document and re-edit it with VE, it shows up correcly. However, the error seems to be preventing the insertion of the title of the object (but not of the associated icon) and instead it uses the page title as the title. And also, when I update an existing node, I get no error and it works fine.

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Thering29 (talkcontribs)
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چطوری همچیش کپی کنم باجدول

2A01:5EC0:B806:D805:6D11:E33D:FDAB:1F7 (talkcontribs)
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ظهور كتابة التصنيف خارج القالب ولا يمكن إزالتها

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Mikelolggmrox (talkcontribs)

When I'm at a user's signing page I can't sign using Visual editor, I either have to use wikiplus or wikitext editor. I know this is not a big deal but I'm just giving some feedbacks for VisualEditor. (P.S:It helped my a lot when I'm a newbie to WP.)

Mikelolggmrox (talkcontribs)

Is it possible to add a feature about when people use ~~~~ using visual editor can it be converted to the user's signature?

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