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Closed 3 years ago

#10454 closed defect (fixed)

Whitespaces are killed in `backtick ` quotes

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: Christian Boos
Priority: normal Milestone: 1.3.2
Component: wiki system Version: 0.12
Severity: normal Keywords: css
Cc: Branch:
Release Notes:

Respect spacing within inline code style in the wiki

API Changes:

Description

This is the same case as in Ticket #3925 but still not fixed for backquotes.

Trac-Wiki says:

 {{{...}}} and `...` commands not only select a monospace font, but also treat 
their content as verbatim text, meaning that no further wiki processing 
is done on this text.

But this is only true for {{{ as in

three   spaces   between   words

If I do the same thing with backticks like three spaces between words or with curly braces inline as in three spaces between words Trac helpfully collates the whitespaces.

If I do the same thing with backticks like `three   spaces    between    words` 
or with curly braces inline as in {{{three   spaces   between   words}}} 
Trac helpfully collates the whitespaces.

Defect present on 0.11.7 and 0.12.3dev

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comment:1 by Christian Boos, 8 years ago

Keywords: css added
Milestone: next-major-0.1X

IIRC the change was intentional, so that we get wrapping.

Now that CSS 2.1 support is the norm, we could add: tt, code, kbd, samp { white-space: pre-wrap }.

comment:2 by anonymous, 4 years ago

Version: 0.121.1dev

The original poster cites WikiFormatting#FontStyles

Issue still present in Trac 1.1. However, it may be better to accept this as a feature: the backticks are mostly used for code, and code rarely contains double spaces. Also, indentation is preserved:

three spaces between words

That way the user has a choice for when double spaces should collapse into a single space or not, ie {{{ ... }}} vs backticks. Therefore, rather than changing code, we could change the documentation for this idiosyncratic feature.

Last edited 4 years ago by Ryan J Ollos (previous) (diff)

comment:3 by Jun Omae, 4 years ago

Version: 1.1dev0.12

comment:4 by Christian Boos, 4 years ago

Milestone: next-major-releasesnext-dev-1.3.x
Owner: set to Christian Boos
Status: newassigned

If there's no argument against code, tt { white-space: pre-wrap }, I'll do that change on trunk once we start 1.3.x.

comment:5 by Christian Boos, 3 years ago

Milestone: next-dev-1.3.x1.3.2

Part of the upcoming wiki restyling.

comment:6 by Christian Boos, 3 years ago

Release Notes: modified (diff)

Fixed in r15525.

comment:7 by Christian Boos, 3 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

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