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Opened 10 months ago

Closed 4 weeks ago

#50056 closed defect (bug) (reported-upstream)

Unselectable registered block style in list block sub-item

Reported by: arpadkdweb Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.4
Component: Editor Keywords:
Focuses: ui, javascript, css, administration, template Cc:

Description

I've registered a blockStyle for the core/list block for changing the list-item-style to lower-roman and another blockStyle for changing it to lower-latin. I can use the block style properly if there is only one level to the list, but if I want to select a different style for a sub <ul> the style is changed for the entire main list.

I can only make it work if I actually edit the HTML code and add the class manually to the inner ul, which defeats the purpose of having the custom style.

Change History (3)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
10 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Editor

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #core by peterwilsoncc. View the logs.


4 weeks ago

#3 @talldanwp
4 weeks ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to reported-upstream
  • Status changed from new to closed

@arpadkdweb Thanks for reporting this, and sorry there hasn't been a response in a while. Block Editor issues are generally handled in the github repository for Gutenberg:
https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/issues

The block styles only apply to a whole block, and can't be applied to a sub-block. I realise this makes what you're trying to achieve difficult.

The solution would be what's described in this issue - https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/issues/6394 - the ability to nest list blocks would allow you to choose a different style for any nested lists.

Given there's a proposed solution, I'll close this ticket.

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