Community Wishlist Survey 2021/Editing/Copy and paste from diffs

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Copy and paste from diffs

  • Problem: It is difficult to copy and paste from a diff without having to edit the resulting text afterwards.
  • Who would benefit: Everyone
  • Proposed solution: 1) Add CSS similar to Github to not include the + or - signs when copying. 2) Allow the ability to select text from just one column rather than having to copy both columns.
  • More comments:
  • Phabricator tickets: T192526, T270775
  • Proposer: Rschen7754 01:16, 17 November 2020 (UTC)[reply]


A diff is the difference between two versions of any wikipage, where the differences are shown. Something like this, and those little + are copied with the real stuff, if you mark them and press ctrl-c. If there is text on both sides of the relevant parts, that's included as well. Grüße vom Sänger ♫(Reden) 23:11, 20 December 2020 (UTC)[reply]