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A cosmetic bug report for pattern skin

When I transferred my old webs to Dakar I notice that my left menu does not look good.

I miss a few pixels of space on between the left window edge an the first characters.

It is the

%INCLUDE{"%IF{"context can_login" then="%TWIKIWEB%.WebLeftBarLogin"}%" warn="off"}%
<div class="patternLeftBarContents">

that creates the space on the left. The minute you remove this first line the text belows moves all the way to the left.

I have tested with IE and Firefox

good.png

lessgood.png

Also notice the * in front of Welcome. It should not be there


Look at the code. You cannot just remove
<div class="patternLeftBarContents">
from the left bar.

But you can safely remove the one line
%INCLUDE{"%IF{"context can_login" then="%TWIKIWEB%.WebLeftBarLogin"}%" warn="off"}%

AC I did not remove anything. I just upgraded from Cairo to Dakar moving the old webs to the new installation.

  • How will a normal user know that this HTML code has to be there? I am an experienced user and I did not figure it out. It worked fine on Cairo and now it is broken. The default Cairo WebLeftBar did not have that div tag.
  • This breaks compatibility with existing Cairo webs. When I upgrade to Dakar all the WebLeftBars in all our 20+ webs will be broken and people will have no clue how to fix it. This will be yet another manual process for me. This go against the TWiki:Codev.TWikiMíssion "Protect corporate investment (topic contents) from data corruption and incompatible changes - don't require the use of upgrade scripts (e.g. category to forms upgrade happened automatically)".

Please reconsider and help us admins to make upgrading to Dakar on several servers a little less a pain in the a**. I put the bug back to new.

-- TWiki:Main.KennethLavrsen

Point taken. I had not considered existing WebLeftBars. I will have to look for another solution. AC


SVN 7316. -- AC

ItemTemplate
Summary Cosmetic. Left Bar lacks space on left side when using plain bullets
ReportedBy KennethLavrsen
AppliesTo Engine
Priority Low
CurrentState Closed
WaitingFor

Checkins 7316
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PNGpng good.png r1 manage 24.1 K 2005-10-30 - 06:57 KennethLavrsen  
PNGpng lessgood.png r1 manage 20.3 K 2005-10-30 - 06:57 KennethLavrsen  
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Topic revision: r6 - 2005-11-05 - ArthurClemens
 
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