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Preview text too short (user feedback from en-wp Help Desk)

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Tigraan (talkcontribs)

[https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Help_desk&oldid=945998562#New_page_preview_system Original post]. The complaint says (in summary) that the preview text will often look like "Foo is a game published in YEAR_I_DONT_CARE by COMPANY_I_DONT_CARE on PLATFORMS_I_DONT_CARE (...)" and so the information they want (summary of game story, etc.) is below the fold. There is not much we can do on the Wikipedia side unless we change radically how the lead is written, but maybe the settings (which currently contain only a activate/disable switch) could include a "max length of preview" setting. (I am not saying it is easy especially across various displays, I am just saying that some could find it useful, at the very least the person who complained.)

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