Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#785 closed Bug (fixed)

Applying a style to multiple table cells corrupts the table

Reported by: snies@… Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone: FCKeditor 2.5 Beta
Component: General Version:
Keywords: SF Cc:

Description (last modified by martinkou)

When editing a large table a common use case is for the user to select multiple rows and/or cells and then apply formatting. Applying a font or changing the font size works as expected - the change is applied to the contents of each selected cell individually.

However, applying a style to multiple cells does NOT work as expected. For example, I created a 3x2 table and populated it with test data. I then selected the lower 4x4 grid and applied a style. The problem is that a single <span> tag is generated to span multiple <td> tags. The end result is that the table structure is corrupted.

Following is the resulting HTML from this scenario:

<table width="200" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
border="1" align="" summary="">
<span class="normal">

Notice that the single <span> tag encompasses multiple <td> tags (i.e., the cells that were selected by the user).

Moved from SF:

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by martinkou

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Reporter changed from martinkou to snies@…

oops - in the example I meant to say that I selected the lower 2x2 cells (a total a four cells).

Moved from SF. Original poster: snies

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by fredck

  • Milestone set to FCKeditor 2.5
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

This one works well now for IE. With FF, we have a different behavior, described at #1345.

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