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Bugs & Wish list
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Online users (who_is_there) module has gone mad in 2.x :-)
As of now, it says:

28627 online users
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'Last Changed' module formatting is inconsistent
I had my issues with the way the module mod-last_modif_pages.tpl rendered... the title could be hidden by a "decorations=n" which made the link to the addition changes vanish, plus the link in the module title is a little bit of a break with the remaining styling...

Then I discovered that the module uses a table instead of a OL or UL to format, which is a little bit messy itself.
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"Most Active Users" (module users_rank) broken link on user name
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When making a module with some Wiki-formatted content and checking "Must be Wiki-parsed", the module shows ok, but when using it in a Wiki-page with {MODULE} it won't get wiki-parsed.
Unchecking "Must be Wiki-parsed" in Admin->Modules doesn't help.
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1.10: several module plugins in a wiki page show the same title for all of them (from the first)
1.10: several module plugins in a wiki page show the same title for all of them (from the first call in the page)

Using 1.10cvs from mid june 2007
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1.97cvs + 1.10cvs: last_tracker_items yields no results even if they exist
Using 1.9.cvs and 1.10cvs from mid June 2007

Module last_tracker_items reports no results, but there are many tracker items inserted, in several trackers.

Tested here:
http://www.moviments.net/valldelcorb/tiki-index.php?page=prova2 (1.9.7cvs)

http://www.moviments.net/intercanvis/tiki-index.php?page=HomePage (1.10cvs)

Btw, will it be possible to filter tracker item results in last_tracker_items by tracker id, passing it as argument to the module? (that would be great! :-)

UPDATE 9th july 2007:
Sylvieg, it still doesn't work as expected: I updated code from today 9th july 2007 at the 1.9.x site, and then it requested the params. missing (name and trackerID).

I modified the module call like this:
and now it shows an empty list:
http://www.moviments.net/valldelcorb/tiki-index.php?page=prova2 (1.9cvs)

Btw, it's a site with __Trackers with mirror tables__. If it's a config problem, then some lines are needed at:
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12.x: Failed to execute 'minichat' module Missing dependencies
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13.x: Profiles with "random header images" stopped working as expected compared to 12.x
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Modules use should be restrictable with standard permissions
So I could show quick_edit module to users with tiki_p_edit

[wish1783|Menu & modules contextual to category of currently show item (wiki page, article, tracker, etc)]
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The Aplication menu don´t open when i click over the folder
The aplication menu don´t open when i click the folder.
See at the image in the red circle

{img src= width= height= align= desc= link= }
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Several themes lose first character of module text
Several themes are losing module text on the left margin: damian, nomia, simble, smartiki. Affects text-emitting modules such as "last changes" (last item is number 0 instead of 10), related categories, and external RSS feeds. This makes the unmodified themes unusable for some sites.

In damian.css this seems to be caused by the following near the bottom:
/* Lists in modules */
.box-data ol,
.box-data ul {margin-left: -1em;padding-right: 1em;}
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Fix for Bug Ticket ID 2184
I have confirmed this bug (2184) in Tiki 6.3 using Chrome and IE7/8.

I am not a javascript guru so this may not be the most eloquent solution, but it works.

To fix, replace the icntoggle function (line 693) in tiki-js.js with the following:
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Make header of Menu Structures into a link
It would be very useful to have change the heading for the menu structure module into a link that goes to the top level of that structure. I'm actually kind of surprised this isn't already the case.
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Pagetop Module w/o Group Kills Tiki
If you require login but assign just a custom module to pagetop without selecting at least the registered group, it will kill your Tiki.

You'll have to edit the MySQL tiki_modules table and delete your module to make it work again.
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PluginButton locks entire wiki in 500 internal error when included in a user plugin
When the PluginButton plugin is included in a User Module and that User Module is used on the wiki, it will lock down the wiki in "Internal Error 500" mode. So no matter what page you visit, you will get "500 internal error".

Tested on:
TikiWiki v. 6.1 on IIS 7.5
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Hide Upcoming Events if No Records
There should be an option on the upcoming events module to just hide the module if there are no records to display at that time.
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Module semantic_links: Links to external pages not expanded
Using Tiki 7.2, we encounter the following issue with module semantic_links:

We've defined the abbrev. »wp« for links to Wikipedia articles, such that ~np~((wp:Jon_Doe|Jon Doe))~/np~ expands to a link to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Doe .

We've also defined a semantic link type »wp« to mark links to Wikipedia articles, and want to use the notation
* ~np~(wp(wp:Jon_Doe|Jon Doe))~/np~

This works well for the actual wiki page, and the abbreviation is properly expanded into a link to the WP article.

However, in the module semantic_links, the link text is displayed as
* »wp:Jon_Doe«
and the URL of the link is
* »oursite.com/wp:Jon_Doe«.

Can this be fixed such that the module uses the same link text as the
respective wiki page?

(The Wikipedia link type is only an example, but note that it's reasonable for a wiki page to have several links to Wikipedia articles using the wp: abbrev., but still only one of those of type wp(, thereby indicating that the external Wikipedia article and the local wiki page are about the same subject.)

On the Tiki-devel mailing list (Oct 2nd 2011), Nelson Ko mentioned that

»I think there is a ›hackish‹ way to get this to happen.

In templates/modules/mod-semantic_links.tpl, you will see where the
link is generated:

~np~<a href="{$msl_url|escape}">{$msl_item|escape}</a>~/np~

Replace this with:


I didn't test it but it should work if you have sefurl on, since with
sefurl on the value of msl_url should be simply wp:Jon_Doe«,

but the hackish way didn't hack. =;-)
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Cant add modules in Tiki8
I upgraded my Tiki from 4 to 8. Perhaps it was premature to upgrade a busy Tiki with many users to Tiki8. Anyway, I found a few issues. I am not sure if they would be characterised as bugs, or just stuff that has not yet been implmented. Here are the issues:

(1) The login prompt kept floating around the screen, appearing and disappearing in random places at random times, so I went to Admin-Modules to try to fix it.

(2) The next issue, is that in Admin-Modules, the tabs do not work. Clicking on a tab does nothing. Fortunately, I can proceed by clicking on the "No-tabs" button. Good idea that.

(3) Editing the login module didnt seem to help. So I came up with a cunning plan: Delete the module and then add it back in again. In hindsight, that was a pretty risky thing to do in beta software.

(4) I deleted the login module, but now I cannot add it back in! According to the instruction text, new modules can be dragged from the "All Modules" tab. But this either doesnt work or has not yet been implemented.

My Tiki is at http://lockbox.seanbdurkin.id.au
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a module would be wonderful for the new slideshow features (mootols and jquery)
a module would be wonderful for the new slideshow features (mootols and jquery) . So far, you can use the slideshow in a wiki page embedding through the iframe plugin the url of the slideshow, but it's way too difficult for newbies.

That module would need some param to let the user choose whether to autosatrt the slideshow, or not (liek the flash plugin with movies).

And another param for automatic loop or just play once. I would say

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Ability to use a structure as a menu {menu structureId=1}
I can't see the reason for the separation between the structures feature and the menu feature - structures are massively easier to create and edit, but only menus can be shown collapsibly. Separation of functions leads to confusion and harder support.
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Action_Calender module showing HTML
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Adding modules via YAML or ini, instead of replacing them all
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Bugs & Wish list
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admin modules broken in 1.10cvs: ERROR "Duplicate entry 'nameofmodule' for key 1" when editing
Critical error:
I created a brand new 1.10 tiki site (using cvs code from 13th june 2007): Profile: Basic enabled for easy use.
Using tikineat.css (or others), When I attempt to edit (cliking on the edit button next to the module):


I change the position, click on save, but I get the Error message:

An error occured in a database query!

File tiki-admin_modules.php
Url tiki-admin_modules.php
insert into `tiki_modules`(`name`,`title`,`position`,`ord`,`cache_time`,`rows`,`groups`,`params`,`type`) values(?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?,?)
0 quick_edit
2 l
3 20
4 0
5 0
6 a:1:{i:0;s:10:"Registered";}
Error Message Duplicate entry 'quick_edit' for key 1

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Admin modules does not display available modules or provide easy method for selecting unused modules
Bugs & Wish list
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Admin Modules reverts to first tab (become totally unusable)
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Admin modules: Assign user module links broken
When clicking the Assign white plus sign on green background icon in Admin modules User modules tab, PostgreSQL fails complaining:

The following error message was returned:

ERROR: invalid input syntax for integer: "mnu_application_menu"

The query was:
select * from "tiki_modules" where "moduleId"=?


1. mnu_application_menu

The built query was likely:
select * from "tiki_modules" where "moduleId"='mnu_application_menu'

* /var/www/tiki/trunk/tiki-admin_modules.php : 0 -> {main}(array ( ))
* /var/www/tiki/trunk/tiki-admin_modules.php : 63 -> get_assigned_module(array ( 'moduleId' => '\'mnu_application_menu\'', ))
* /var/www/tiki/trunk/lib/modules/modlib.php : 60 -> query(array ( 'query' => '\'select * from `tiki_modules` where `moduleId`=?\'', 'values' => 'array (0 => \'mnu_application_menu\')', 'numrows' => '', 'offset' => '', 'reporterrors' => '', ))

Indeed, the query would expect an integer argument, not a string. This is a regression from r8873, which changed modlib's interface. get_assigned_module() now expects its first argument to be a moduleId, not a module name.
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Admin panel or Admin menu item needs to display on initial admin login
Did a fresh CVS checkout and install of BRANCH-1-10 at 1600 UTC on 2007-08-12. After installation and the initial login, there is no admin menu available. This means there is no menu item to get to the admin page to start enabling features.

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Admin User Modules not working
I can´t use the "User Modules" tab under the "Admin Modules" (tiki-admin_modules.php).

I get a large screen, with the screen contents "lost" there (you need to pane to be able to see them) and the folowing message following "Dynamic content blocks:"

<a class=link href="javascript: ........... [<a href='function.unlink'>function.unlink</a>: No such file or directory .......>

I´m sorry not to copy the whole line but it is quite long and it does not allow me use "Cut and paste" neither with the mouse or using Ctrl-C, so I decided to copy the only place where I could find something strange, please let me know if I must inform the whole line.

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Admin/Assign module interface broken
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Administer Modules Error Message "An error occured in a database query!"
When I go to administer modules I recieve this error.

An error occured in a database query!
File tiki-admin_modules.php
Url tiki-admin_modules.php

You have an error in your SQL syntax. Check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near 'SELECT `contentId`, count(*) AS `future` FROM `tiki_programmed_

This problems started after I upgraded to 2.0. I do not know what any of this means and need some direction.
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Adsense does not display
Google adsense does not display.
This error occurred in FiveAlive and "thenews".
I tried using "Banners".
I tried using "Template".
I tried using "Module: AdSense".
I tried using "Module: User".
I tried using "HTML plug in".

In an Article and Blog, I used the HTML plug in, authorized the HTML, and nothing displayed.

By experimentation, I added the carat (box) around the plug in, and it displayed in PREVIEW mode. But when I saved it, an empty box with no adsense text displayed. (No, the carat didn't trigger it, just was the reason I previewed it.)

"Allow HTML" box is checked.

When I look at the page source, the HTML is there.

~np~<script type="text/javascript"><!--
~/np~~np~google_ad_client = "pub-0000000000000";
~/np~~np~/* 468x60 wiki */
~/np~~np~google_ad_slot = "9690243348";
~/np~~np~google_ad_width = 468;
~/np~~np~google_ad_height = 60;
~/np~~np~<script type="text/javascript"
~/np~~np~<br /></script>
The xhtml br / is the only discrepancy that I can find between the "PREVIEW" versus the "SAVED" version.

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advanced feature: Users can configure modules is broken
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Advanced search help button in module search_box doesn't work
Tested in v3.1 on XP/IEv6, Vista/IEv7, Vista/Firefox. The help button (blue circle w/ question mark) next to "Advanced Search" in the module search_box does not bring up any help info. Instead, it points to the anchor #advanced_search_help on whatever page the user is viewing, but the anchor doesn't exist. IE shows an "Error on page" in the browser status bar.

Tested in XP/IEv6 with "Floating Help" UI feature on - same result. Unknown if "Floating Help" changes results in IEv7 or FF.
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After upgrade to 2.2, Last Files module is empty.
After upgrading from 1.9.11 to 2.2, the Last Files module is showing up empty.
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Allow for rss feeds to use description data instead of title data for items (a la Yahoo Weather)
Yahoo Weather (and, I assume other feeds) rss feed dumps neat html into the description field of the first item rather than the title. I've modified function.rss.php to accomodate this and allow users to continue to use the regular module creation interface. Basically, I added a new parameter "desc" such that if you use {rss id=1 max=1 desc=1} the resulting output will use the description field instead of the title field. Skipped items will still be skipped.

Sorry, but I'm very new to Tikiwiki and may not conform to regular documentation standards...please correct me as neceesary.
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Assign new module at tiki-admin_modules.php using Chosen is wonky
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Blog publish date not recognized by last_blog_posts module
When you publish a blog post using an upcoming publish date, post appears right away in last_blog_posts module even if the publish date is stll in the future.
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Bug after updating form tikiwiki3.3 to 4.1
After updating tikiwiki3.3 to 4.1, the following fails to load
/tiki-admin_polls.php and

I checked memory and execution time therefore the problem due to this is ruled out. Problem must be somewhere which I could not figure out.

Time does not show correctly while date is perfect. It needs me to set time of publication of articles manually.

The module since your last visit does not work properly.

On my part I reinstalled it several times but errors persists.

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Calendar module
Unable to add calendar module

Fatal error: Cannot use string offset as an array in /home/tiki/public_html/modules/mod-func-calendar_new.php on line 72

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Calendar Module list view bug.
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Can't drag and drop modules to blank spaces
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Error when creating a module on Tiki17
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Canceled calendar events appear in the Upcoming Events module without
Seen in Tiki 5.x and 6.x:

Events that have been canceled still appear in the list of upcoming events in the Upcoming Events module without any end-user notification that the event has been canceled.

Tiki should either:
* Not display canceled events in the module
* Display the event with a strikethru (or some other visual cue) to let end-users know that it is canceled.
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Categories mod breaks browse_categories
If you use the categories mod, the trees have identical tags, such that a toggle of a tree node only toggles the node for the category in the module, and not the main category tree in the center column.
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Categories displayed in a category module or a plugin List in a menu is adding a lot of empty lines and empty spans
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Certain Menu-sections are always dynamically expanded
This affects e.g. Articles, Admin and Image Galleries

Weirdest thing about that is, that the menu is collapsed when in Admin -> Menu editing the menu.. :O
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Changed names of custom modules will create a new custom
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Clicking the control panels in the new Admin module does nothing
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Comments to Image Galleries cause failure in mod-since_last_visit_new.php causing site crash
When any user creates a comment for an image gallery all users with the since_last_visit_new module active will not be able to access the site. Instead they will receive this error message:

Notice: Undefined index: list in /hsphere/local/home/stdiddl/breakingpaint.com/BP2/modules/mod-since_last_visit_new.php on line 87

{CODE(caption=Excerpt_from_line_86)} if (!isset($perm) || $userlib->user_has_perm_on_object($user,$res['object'], $res['objectType'], $perm)) {
if ($ret["items"]["comments"]["list"][$count]["href"])
$ret["items"]["comments"]["list"][$count]["href"] .= '&amp;comments_show=y#threadId'.$res['threadId'];
$ret["items"]["comments"]["list"][$count]["title"] = $tikilib->get_short_datetime($res["commentDate"]) ." ". tra("by") ." ". $res["userName"];
$ret["items"]["comments"]["list"][$count]["label"] = $res["title"];

Recreating the problem:
#Enable comments for image galleries in Admin>general
#Enable the module since_last_visit_new
#Create an image gallery if one does not already exist
#view an image gallery and post a comment
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Confusing search module buttons
The buttons after the text input in the search module are confusing. I doubt if people generally know whether to click "search" or "go". There should at least be tooltips for these to explain the difference. Also, "Edit" shouldn't display unless the user has wiki edit permission, seems to me.
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CSRF Error when trying to log in from the top bar
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CSRF on using module error messages
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dev.tiki.org 13.x regression: Since your last visit module: tab 2 & 3 not accessible in mobile mode
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dev.tiki.org: module title background color is a different red that the rest
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Display module articles do not work
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doc.t.o 12.x: tag cloud module shows as list & with ' ' between tags when in .s5 slideshow & plugin rss also
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Easier module management for Tiki admins
These settings:
Display modules to all groups always:
Hide anonymous-only modules from registered users:
here: tiki-admin.php?page=general

And theses ones:
Show Module Controls
Users can Configure Modules
Users can Shade Modules
here: tiki-admin.php?page=features

Should be added here:

Or a new admin tab should be created:

IMHO, it is OK for options/settings to be in more than one admin panel, if relevant to both.
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Email notification (object entered/left category) is not working when i use the transition with the transition module
When I evaluated the software for my project, I was very happy when the documentation said that it was possible to create a workflow with categories, transitions and watches. But I realized that watching a category only triggered a mail notification when the transition was made in the tiki-admin_categories.php page. It was useless for me!! :-((
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Errors on top of tiki-objectpermissions.php page
Forum last posts module gives the following Notice errors on top of tiki-objectpermissions.php page and messes up the font size of permissions list.

Notice: Undefined index: forumId in ../proposed/5.x/lib/core/lib/Perms.php on line 185

Notice: Undefined index: forumId in ../proposed/5.x/lib/core/lib/Perms.php on line 229

For every topic created you will get another 2 of those Notices.
When there are 100 forum topics not that hard to get you will need to scroll down 200 lines of notices just to edit a few permissions.

Turn on feature forum
Asign forum last posts module
Create a forum and a topic

One of the notices i got is fixed in Revision 29138
Notice: Use of undefined constant ttz - assumed 'ttz' in ../proposed/5.x/lib/tikilib.php on line 7682
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Even if I set right module to never it does not hide the right columns
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Event limit for calendar_new module
The calendar_new module does not display event links or popup boxes after a certain point in the month view when there are many events in a given month. The links and popups re-appear in week view or in month view if fewer calendars are aggregated into the mini-calendar. If an event is deleted in one of the aggregated calendars, the mini-calendar will show an additional day of links/popups. The problem appears to be associated with the number of events that must be displayed, although I cannot verify this. The links and popups disappear after about 35-50 events have been displayed.
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featured links feature unusable: module shows no links
Module featured links is not working for me.
I enabled the feature in a 1.10 svn site (code from may 2008). I created this new link:

Title: Xarxes
Position: 1
Link type: framed

and no way... featured_links module shows no link.
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Filter modules by section
When assigning a module, I would like to have a section-specific parameter to control in which sections (wiki, blog, forum, etc.) the module displays. See [http://tikiwiki.org/tiki-view_forum_thread.php?topics_offset=1&forumId=4&comments_parentId=26153|this forum thread] for details.

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Fivealive and mod-logo: Site title displayed too much to the left (lack of contrast with white background)
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Flowplayer install on Tikiwiki 2.0 is hard coded to /lib on site.
If you choose to use the flowplayer module, you are required to have Tikiwiki installed in the root of the domain.

ie: http://www.domain.com/tiki/tiki-index.php?page=Bob will not work, while
http://www.domain.com/tiki-index.php?page=Bob will work.

The cause for this seems to be that the lib/wiki-plugins/wikiplugin_flowplayer.php file is hard coded to work from the '/lib/flowplayer/' folder.

(Search words: flowplayer, tikiwiki, broken, no video, blank)
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For incoming RSS feeds -- escaped entities (&amp;) in URL are not replaced with entities (&)
In the RSS module part of Tikiwiki, incoming RSS feeds are incorrectly parsed.

Escaped entities (&amp; &apos; &quot; etc.) have to be replaced with the entities themselves when the RSS feed is viewed. However, this is not done. As a result, when a user clicks on the links, the link still has references to (&amp;) which makes it an invalid URL.

The problem is in "parse_rss_data" function of rsslib.php
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For since_last_visit_new module content to be emailed to each group member periodically
In a project management mode, you can use ((watch)) and ((alert)) but not everybody may be watching and alert is extra time.

For small teams and short delays, it could be good to have since_last_visit_new module content to be emailed to each group member periodically.

People get personalized content based on their last login (cool!)

Also, they don't get watches if they login regularly

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forum mailin should update on regular basis
Currently, (2.2) when using the mailin feature to post to a forum, Tiki does not actually check the email until a user views the forum. Only then, is the email checked and new messages posted to the forum.

This means that the RSS feed for the forums, and modules such as last_post will not be correct until a user goes to the forum.

Instead, Tiki should check the email at regular intervals (in the same way that Tiki checks for article mail-ins.
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Full text search module needs Help
The full text search module should provide means to determine what operators work with it. Perhaps a large tooltip or a link to an "advanced search" page. Syntax for the module is [http://tikiwiki.org/tiki-index.php?page=FullTextSearch|here.]
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Global site reference tool
This feature request is for a tool that would enable easy quoting and referencing of any content on a Tiki site, for example, to quote a forum post on a wiki page, or one blog post in another, etc.

Maybe it would be activated by clicking a switch in a module (side column), then selecting some text. Then in the referencing page, when you paste, it pastes not only the selected text but also wikiplugin syntax in which the text is the data and the url of the text's source as a parameter. The quote is displayed like a quote plugin output, and the source is displayed as a link.

The use case that started the thinking about this was a question about how to easily cite Tiki forum posts from a wiki page, without a lot of copying and pasting. Rather than hardcoding it to be forum and wiki specific, a global copy-paste site content referencing tool could be useful in other ways.
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go default button setting not honored in search module
I have a search module set as:


The "default_button=go" setting is not being honored. Clicking on any of the buttons works properly. Pressing Enter in the control causes a full-text search instead of a title search.
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Graphical Indication of Unread Messages
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Included RSS feed links always open in new window
If you include RSS feeds in modules or Wiki pages (in fact, anywhere that $tikilib->parse_data is used) then links always open in new windows.

This should (in my view) default to open in the same window, with a config option to change. It might be possible to do it in the {rss id=} pseudo tag? That might be the least hassle option?

Either way, all the fun is in tikilib.php, and affects all versions from 1.8 to 1.9 (I think 1.6 onwards, but don't quote me!)

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Incorrect permission check to delete freetags from objects in
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Quick Edit module should detect and warn about special characters in page names
Sometimes, we end up with some strange characters in pages names (accents, punctuation, etc). While it generally works, people should keep URLs with simple characters (like in emails) for nice readable URLS.

For example:
((I know this is all wrong, but fear it might be right - Alain Désilets))
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module shading is not working if flip=yc set
setting User Module parameter to flip=yc does not change enything, even when module shade global is set to Module, tested on tiki 6.3 and 6.4.

Also there is no parameters separator for User Module parameters mentioned anywhere in documentation.
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Solved: Multiple domains to single site modules in the wrong place
I use Tiki Wiki for many of my sites and some of them have multiple domains associated with them. So domain.ca, domain.com and domain.co.uk all point to the same folder on the same server using domain redirection.

The main domain works and looks fine but if I go to any of the other domains everything is there but it is out of place. The modules were in the wrong place on the screen and it looked like the theme CSS was messed up. I tried playing with perspectives, multi-domain, areas, domain redirects (within Tiki), category, themes, and anything else that looked promising.
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notgroups param for modules
Sometimes, you want to show a module just for Registered, but not Admins. So a notgroups param would be nice.

This idea is from Bernard Sfez on the Dev mailing list.
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Module freetags always visible in menu
The module freetags should have an option to disable the display it as a menu item in the main menu.
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Automatic and dynamic page TOC like DocuWiki
Docuwiki implements a dynamic (page) Table of Contents. Would be nice in Tiki.

When the table of contents is auto-generated, it requires no knowledge of how to add a maketoc plugin from the user. The ability to hide the TOC frees space for the actual content.

Try at: [https://www.dokuwiki.org/syntax#tables].

See the screencast about dynamic table of content at [http://demo.tiki.org/trunk/tiki-index.php?page=For+Arild]

A new wiki feature could be added, e.g. "Page TOC". If set, a table of (page) contents is automatically generated when viewing a page (when the page has at least one heading).

Not sure how to best integrate this in the GUI.
Should it be a module that the user must assign (to the topbar?), or should the system manage the positioning? The "module" must be active when the "Page TOC" feature is active.

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Menu module not showing
When I place 2 menu modules under eachother, the second one doesn't show up.
And I can't figure out why. When I place something between the modules (e.g. Switch Language), all 3 show up.

When I view the source code of the generated page, the second menu has a display:none value. So I know the problem does not lie within the css file.
{CODE(caption="source" wrap="1" colors="htmlmixed")}<div title="Module Execution Time 0.011s" id="module_20" class="box box-menu cssmenubox module">
<div id="mod-menul1" style="display: block;" class="clearfix box-data"></div>
<div class="box-footer"></div>
<div title="Module Execution Time 0.004s" id="module_21" class="box box-menu cssmenubox module">
<div id="mod-menul2" style="display: none;" class="clearfix box-data"></div>
<div class="box-footer"></div>

Modules have been set with decoration=n, notitle=y.
And the menu type=f. Though neither option has an effect on the problem.
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Calendar module: parameter value missing in URL
There is a mouse over pop up ''short view of events'' in calendar module. Options there are export, edit, delete or view, and finally close the pop up. It seems the value of parameter __calitemId__ is missing there.
At the calendar page's click event pop up (which shows more information) the value is correct.
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modul register
If I use the module "register a new user" with user tracker, the extra fields from the user tracker are dispayed twice.
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Babelfish links module no longer works
The babelfish links module no longer works - since Yahoo Babelfish has become some Microsoft Bing Translate service - the links all fail to do anything useful.

The links either need to be updated or perhaps a module recreated using google translate instead.
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Expanding the Excersise Plugin so that user data is stored in database
The plugin Exercise is a nice way to for students to get feedback on their learning. For an instructor or an admin it would be very useful to have a way of checking student's success. That way, the instructor could evaluate how easy the material is, or if certain students need extra help with something.

As far as I understand, right now exercise input data is not stored in the database so there is no way to track the exercise outcome. It would be great if a table could be added to the database where the this data could be stored and accessed.
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User Interface
Features Classification
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11.x: Cartograf applied shows: failed to execute module in header which worked fine before the profile

^About this bug tracker interface:
For some misterious reason, I can't find "Modules" under the dropdown "Sub-category" (cone Area is set to Feature). Hiding those things don't make it easy to find what you look for, besides the ordering in the dropdown looks random.^

I applied Profile Cartograf in Tiki11, on a site like this one http://gavarrespedia.org (on a separate install in which it was upgraded to Tiki11), and after profile application I got this error message at the header:

Failed to execute "capçalera_2012" module
Syntax Error in template "a8e6a8b0c69c18e14a83f1790bf93f51de024ee3" on line 4 "<div class="imgbox" style=" width:708px; height:152px"><img src="dl84?display" width="706" height="150" style="display:block; margin-left:auto; margin-right:auto;" alt="Image" class="regImage pluginImg84" /> </div><a href="tiki-edit_draw.php?fileId=84" onclick="return $(this).ajaxEditDraw();" title="Draw on the Image" class="editplugin pluginImgEdit84" data-fileid="84" data-galleryid="9" data-imgparams='{"fileId":"84","randomGalleryId":9,"stylebox":"border","class":"regImage pluginImg84","checkItemPerms":"y","noDrawIcon":"n"}'><img width='16' height='16' class='icon' alt='Edit' src='img/icons/page_edit.png' /></a> <br />" - Unexpected ":", expected one of: "}" , " " , ATTR

"capçalera_2012" is the name of the header module which displays random images from a file gallery.

{sign user="xavidp" datetime="2013-09-11T12:05:39+00:00"}
Current revisions of Tiki11 don't show this error anymore when applying the profile.
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Javascript toggle is broken
In tiki_categories-admin.tpl, the javascript function toggle is used to toggle tree nodes for subcategories. However, that function appears in two places - PHPLayers menu and tiki-js. Ouch.

This worked in 1.9 and is broken in 1.10

Same is true for the debug console and (I suspect) anything else that uses the toggle function.

I isolated the problem - I added the browse categories module - that includes phplayers-tiki.php, which includes lib/phplayers, which has the toggle function...

More tracking found the problem - it is in lib/phplayers/lib/treemenu.inc.php

the makeNewTree function looks for a menu_name variable that is added to the toggle function name. This works for the standard category view. However, somewhere along the line the name isn't passed properly in categories module.

The other complication is that the normal category browsing page doesn't work right with this module.

Oddly, phplayers is not included in the 1.10 head download, so I don't get it.

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Last comments for trackers : module needed
On this site, people add comments to trackers but there is no way to know what what the last comments.
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last forum post module does not display posts
The last forum post module will not display any post unless you are logged in as admin.
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LAST_ARTICLES displays articles with NO topics only
Upgraded from 2.3 to 3.0

When assigning an module with LAST_ARTICLES on right column.

LAST ARTICLES only displays Articles that have NO Topic.

If I take an article and assign a topic to it, it will not show up anymore in LAST ARTICLES.

When I remove the Topic for that article, it will re-appear in LAST_ARTICLES.
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last_tracker_comments gives fatal error on trackerlib.php at Admin > Trackers
If module last_tracker_comments is assigned to a lateral column, this fatal error message is shown when attempting to view Admin > Trackers (tiki-admin.php?page=trackers):

Fatal error: Cannot redeclare class trackerlib in /home/httpd/tiki19/lib/trackers/trackerlib.php on line 11

BTW: Moreover, tiki-admin_trackers.php yields a 100% blank page, with no error message.

Using 1.9.cvs from yesterday.
fixed in 1.9 cvs tiki-admin_include_trackers.php revision:;
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last_tracker_items module: wrong sort order
Last modified or added item should be at number 1.
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last_tracker_items is blank (and we use after reporting a bug)
After reporting a bug:

Users are sent here:

This should let them access the bug they just reported.
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last_tracker_items modules causes error messages in other modules, when params are not set
__This module requires parameters trackerId and name set__ appears in "Last visitors" and "Messages" if last_tracker_items modules is activated, when params are not set.

There is no tracker data in my test.
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LDAP groups not syncing
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Logo module and look and feel related preferences should be merged
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Menu & modules contextual to category of currently show item (wiki page, article, tracker, etc)
[wish1887|Modules use should be restrictable with standard permissions]

Read from bottom up:

2008-05-27 00:46:33 Norrin_Rrr mmh
2008-05-27 00:45:57 prozaq you could probably modify that
2008-05-27 00:45:39 prozaq that displays all categories
2008-05-27 00:45:32 prozaq Norrin_Rrr: in 1.10 there is a module called "categories"
2008-05-27 00:41:25 Norrin_Rrr will try it
2008-05-27 00:41:16 Norrin_Rrr the example in the documentation says its for features not sections that s weird
2008-05-27 00:40:51 prozaq oh - yes I think so, but Ive never tried it
2008-05-27 00:40:34 prozaq beg your pardon?
2008-05-27 00:39:45 Norrin_Rrr the section parameter in the menu its to set wich section (wiki/cms/forums) will display the menu ?
2008-05-27 00:38:54 Norrin_Rrr that should be doable
2008-05-27 00:38:19 prozaq so you should be able to copy some of the code from the tiki-browse_categories pages
2008-05-27 00:34:38 Norrin_Rrr yes
2008-05-27 00:34:16 prozaq but isnät that when you are creating a module from scratch?
2008-05-27 00:34:07 Norrin_Rrr i am not sure but there seems a possibility for hacking ?
2008-05-27 00:33:44 Norrin_Rrr "So if you know about Smarty template editing you can use any Smarty tag in your user modules."
2008-05-27 00:33:05 Norrin_Rrr ah okay i am at the module documentation, and its seems there are some conditionals with TW1.10 for modules but unfortunatly none for specific category
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2008-05-27 00:28:34 Suprano even more if you paste in in a formular :D
2008-05-27 00:28:15 Suprano hmmm copying 4mb text slows down the pc
2008-05-27 00:28:10 Norrin_Rrr and display a menu that gather the various item of this category
2008-05-27 00:27:59 prozaq marclaporte: earlier I posted a bug to the tracker item Bugs & Wish list on dev.tikiwiki.org but how do I post to the "All Bugs" section or the "Release 110 taged bugs" ? section
2008-05-27 00:27:38 Norrin_Rrr yes
2008-05-27 00:27:30 marclaporte the goal would be to show a certain module only if current item (page, etc) is in category X ?
2008-05-27 00:26:07 prozaq eek...
2008-05-27 00:25:45 Norrin_Rrr its seems it works for feature enabled on the site but not for category (?)
2008-05-27 00:25:16 Norrin_Rrr yep i have the doc about the menu under my nose but i don't understand the section parameter
2008-05-27 00:24:39 marclaporte hi prozaq
2008-05-27 00:24:24 prozaq marclaporte: hi
2008-05-27 00:24:19 prozaq but Iäm not sure a specific category would fall under that
2008-05-27 00:23:57 prozaq it seems that you can tell a module which "section" it should appear in
2008-05-27 00:22:37 Norrin_Rrr for now 1.9.9 but 1.10 soon i hope :)
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2008-05-27 00:20:45 prozaq which version are you using norrin?
2008-05-27 00:18:38 Norrin_Rrr i am not sure, a module with a menu would be nice
2008-05-27 00:18:08 prozaq a menu item or a module with menus?
2008-05-27 00:17:29 Norrin_Rrr and hello everybody ;)
2008-05-27 00:16:39 Norrin_Rrr Is it possible to show a menu only when a user reach an item belonging to a given category ?
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Sylvie has recently added some useful code in BRANCH-1-10 so we can use categories as conditions in templates (.tpl)

[http://dev.tikiwiki.org/Hello+World#To_do_something_specific_in_a_template_ex_tiki_tpl_conditional_to_the_current_item_being_in_a_category_Ex_different_header_picture_|related info in Hello World]
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Mod last files blocks the tikiwiki
When you add the module last_files, the tikiwiki can't be started anymore! Everything is blocked and that is it. The server load goes up to the maximum
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mod_last_modif_tracker_items doesn't work with mirror tables
When using mod_last_modif_tracker_items on a tracker in mirror tables, then it just shows the item numbers, but not the content of the assigned field.

I looks like that:

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mod-adsense -> module needs to be updated to new google variable names
Google changed their formula. module should now deal with:
google_ad_client = "pub-xxxxxxxx";
google_ad_slot = "02353245";
google_ad_width = 468;
google_ad_height = 15;

While we are playing here, the module should be re-organized and default should be a public service advertisement

Current Adsense module is too complicated to set-up as we can read here:

There are way too many forum posts for something which should be really simple to set up:

So, I suggest:

The public service advertisement should appear instead of the current "You forgot your Google ad_client number !" message. So people would know right away that the connection with Google is OK.

By default, it should be a fairly small ad so it fits nicely in a module.

And if the user is admin level (check for tiki_p_admin), then, add a link to documentation on how to set pub-xxxxxxxxxxxx and others...

So, if no pub-xxx number is set, use pub-xxxxxxxxxxxx (which provides the public service advertisement) with a warning for admins.

If the admin specifically wants a public service advertisement, he can set the pub number as pub-xxxxxxxxxxxx. In which case, there should not be a warning to admins on how to set.

Finally, if the pub number is set normally (ex.: pub-1234...), no admin warning should appear.
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mod-adsense should show its error in a module-frame
Bugs & Wish list
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mod-calendar_new.php module displays strange month view when list view in tiki-calendar.php
Version 2.1 & 2.2

modules/mod-calendar_new.php displays strange month view when selecting LIST VIEW from tiki-calendar.php. The date (numerical) is placed several days backward in regards to day of the week (Monday - Sunday).

Screenshot (sorry so large for clarity):
{img src=show_image.php?name=calendarMODIssue20081023.gif }

This issue appears to be with the month view in mod-calendar_new.php assigned to variable $calendarViewMode. When I select $calendarViewMode='week' this issue does not arise.

I duplicated the function below in lib/calendar/calendarlib.php:

{img src=images/code.png}%%% {CODE()}
if ( $_SESSION['CalendarViewList'] == 'list' ) {
if ( is_array($listtikievents) ) {
foreach ( $listtikievents as $le ) {
if ( is_array($le) ) {
foreach ( $le as $e ) {
$listevents[] = $e;

I modified it to say:

{img src=images/code.png}%%% {CODE()}
if ( $_SESSION['CalendarViewList'] == 'calendar' ) {
if ( is_array($listtikievents) ) {
foreach ( $listtikievents as $le ) {
if ( is_array($le) ) {
foreach ( $le as $e ) {
$listevents[] = $e;

This caused it to be "fixed" but it broke in Internet Explorer by showing a full semester view in the calendar. Not so desirable effects. We've since switched to the week view in the mod-calendar_new.php module with no issues.

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mod-change_category often gives "Notice: Undefined variable: modcatlist [...] on line 72"
Complete error-message is:
''Notice: Undefined variable: modcatlist in /modules/mod-change_category.php on line 72''

Steps to reproduce:

- assign mod-change_category.php to a column
- go to Admin->General or tiki-print.php
- see the error message

Editing my wiki HomePage I even had Tiki dieing completely with errors:

Notice: Undefined variable: modcatlist in /home/amette/public_html/tikiwiki-BRANCH-1-9/modules/mod-change_category.php on line 72

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/amette/public_html/tikiwiki-BRANCH-1-9/modules/mod-change_category.php:72) in /home/amette/public_html/tikiwiki-BRANCH-1-9/tiki-editpage.php on line 775
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For the Google Adsense Module:

Google Adsense Client IDs are in the format pub-0123456789012345
Line 42 of mod-func-adsense.php sets this data input type to 'alpha'.
When the user tries to assign the module, the numbers get stripped from the client ID, which is a required field.

I changed 'alpha' to 'striptags' to allow an alpha-numeric entry and then Adsense output works correctly.

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mod-last_modif_tracker_items lists backwards
see it best by:

- make a new tracker
- connect a module to it
- insert an item into the tracker

The module shows:
2) Your item here

Later it is

1) Your item here
2) New item
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Module "articles" not filtering for language lang=XX
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Module "events" breaks themes
Assign the module ''events'' on the left, and you get a weird looking of the left menu, and a disappering content on the right side.
Assign it to the right side results just in wrong textcolors for the left menu.
In both cases the bottom bar will be shown in the menu (on the corresponding side where the events module is assigned).
Tested with all stadard themes, for all the same result.

And it doesn't show a calendar with events, so it's useless at all.

Tested with firefox 2 and 3 under linux.

Btw: Module calendar also shows no calendar, but at least it doesn't break the themes.
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Module assignment broken
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Module box toggles, tabbed displays, and WYSIWYG / Normal editor switching seem to be flaky; may be jQuery interaction
My wiki (http://wiki.alphasoftware.com/, on version 4.2) intermittently fails to respond to mouse clicks for module box and menu expand/contract toggles, tab buttons for administration interfaces, the button to toggle between WYSIWYG and Normal editing, and other buttons that invoke JavaScript Ajax actions.

Changing random administrative settings or themes sometimes changes this behavior, but it still seems to come back.

I think it might be a bug, but I might also have some inconsistent settings.

I am willing to upgrade to the trunk build if these are bugs that have already been fixed.
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module calendar (or calendar new) show two letters and not just one for week days
module calendar is only showing one letter for the week days. However, some languages (such as Catalan, at least) have all week days starting with the same letter, which produces a useless letter on the top (if you take into account whtat it might be showing sunday in the first place instead of monday, which is the first day in the whole spain, Andorra and other Catalan speaking countrees.

example of useless calendar week days:

or maybe just add a popup (overlib?) tip with the full name of the week day when the mouse pointer is over the letter?
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Module category, catId is not outputting the category id in the Custom URL for link parameter
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Module controls don't work
Clicking on the module controls (up, down, across, remove) does nothing. Also (the easy to fix part), the module flipping icon overlaps the right-hand end of the module control icon.
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Module editing: Language feature needs extension
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Module editing: Names that don't make sense
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