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(v9 bug?) Non-Links catalogue formatting of URL's issue

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I added the "main_recent_cc_entries" block to my Links page in order to display the 5 most recently added links.

The URL's in the central URL column are being truncated in most cases, and only displaying the very last part of the URL, such as "index.html".  Or if it's a long URL it doesn't wrap within the URL box and both pushes into and overlaps text in the Description box.

There doesn't seem to be a way to turn off the central "URL" column, which doesn't seem needed since the link Titles are displayed as URL links. At least not that I can find.

You can click the link below to go to my site and see what is happening.

http://www.bawiki.com/index.php?page=catalogues&type=index&id=links


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I am bumping this because it seems to be a broader issue of displaying URL's in any non-Links catalogue system.  I added a new catalogue group that also contains links and just like in the "main_recent_cc_entries" block the URL's are only displaying part of the full URL string (always towards the end), and if the URL has a long block of text towards the end the text overflows it's cell  in the table display and overlaps text in the next cell.
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I think you have set the URL field to be visible in your catalogue. I just ran a test on a default install and there's no links column.

As for showing only 'part' of a link, that's because it displays the filename rather than trying to put out the full URL into a template. However it doesn't do a great job – I think it should grab the HTML <title> of the page, otherwise it needs to remove URL encoding from that part of the link to make it look better. Please try this: 0000788: Catalogue URL fields do not display well - ocPortal feature tracker


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