2017 Community Wishlist Survey/Editing/VisualEditor: Allow editing of auto-generated references before adding them

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  • Problem: It's only a small thing but one that bugs me. When you use the VE's ability to autogenerate a reference based on a URL, oftentimes there will be need to manually fix the generated ref. However, currently you have to first save the incorrect reference before editing it.
  • Who would benefit: Everyone using VE
  • Proposed solution: I propose another button "edit" on the autogenerated reference besides add to fix mistakes immediately.
  • More comments:
  • Proposer: SoWhy 19:19, 10 November 2017 (UTC)

Discussion

Similar, yes, although that solution would skip the "insert" button which my proposal would keep. On a side note, people should really use better descriptions of their feature requests in Phabricator because when searching for previous proposals, I could not find that one. Regards SoWhy 16:39, 13 November 2017 (UTC)
  • Note, you don't currently need to save, only to insert. After inserting you will get a preview, which has an Edit button. —TheDJ (talkcontribs) 17:38, 29 November 2017 (UTC)
    In VE, but that doesn't work in WTE 2017. --Izno (talk) 19:04, 29 November 2017 (UTC)

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