Opened 6 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#12170 closed (wontfix)

Use ellipsis instead of three periods in truncatewords

Reported by: stopsatgreen Owned by: nobody
Component: Template system Version: 1.1
Severity: Keywords:
Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:

Description

Instead of using three periods:

...

The truncatewords & truncatewords_html filters should use an ellipsis (unicode 2026):


Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by anonymous

  • Needs documentation unset
  • Needs tests unset
  • Patch needs improvement unset

Ideally - it shouldn't use neither 3 dots nor ellipsis. It's up to user whether to use 3 dots, 5 dots, ellipsis or none of them.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by russellm

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

As noted by the anonymous commenter, the decision to use the unicode character should be up the user. However, I can't see a way to accommodate user choice that is acceptable as API (an option arg or a setting are the only options I can think of, and I don't like either). Closing wontfix.

Note: See TracTickets for help on using tickets.
Back to Top