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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

#17281 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Plugin editor files list is inconsistent

Reported by: mark8barnes's profile mark8barnes Owned by: mark8barnes's profile mark8barnes
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: minor Version: 3.1
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


The plug-in editor files list inconsistently handles folders. The file list includes all the files in same folder as the file currently being edited, plus files in any subfolders, but only to one level deep. This means the file list changes, according to which files you are editing. When you're editing a file in a sub-folder, files higher up the hiearchy disappear, and new files from deeper levels are added. This is confusing behaviour.

Either (a) proper folder navigation should be added, or
(b) All plug-in files should be included in the list at all times.

Change History (4)

#1 @scribu
13 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch added
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to Future Release

(a) would be preferable, considering plugins are getting more and more complex.

#2 @solarissmoke
13 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch removed
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

There are a bunch of tickets that already address this: #6531, #10429, #14175

#3 @ocean90
13 years ago

  • Milestone Future Release deleted

#4 @scribu
13 years ago

  • Summary changed from Bug: Plug-in editor files list is inconsistent to Plugin editor files list is inconsistent
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