[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #15595: add_menu_page position conflict

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Fri Apr 8 17:42:57 UTC 2011

#15595: add_menu_page position conflict
 Reporter:  vegasgeek     |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  reopened
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  Future Release
Component:  Plugins       |     Version:  3.1
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch     |

Comment (by aaroncampbell):

 Replying to [comment:11 vegasgeek]:
 > Believe me, I'm with you and would like to see this sorted out. But, if
 you need a quick workaround, instead of using position 3, use position
 3.283764827483 or something similar. Unlikely it will run in to a

 Thanks.  I had tried that and it didn't work.  Explanation:
 // Works as mentioned
 add_menu_page('','',  8, '', '', null, '3.1');

 // Ends up in position 3
 add_menu_page('','',  8, '', '', null, 3.1);

 The reason is that numeric indices in an array are forced to int
 (truncated, not rounded) but non-numeric indices can be anything.

Ticket URL: <http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/15595#comment:13>
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