[development] rich text editor

Wim Mostrey drupal at mostrey.be
Mon Feb 4 18:27:07 UTC 2008

I agree that this is a great way of fixing this problem (and I'll most 
likely use it for DrupalMU). I agree with Boris that the live preview 
should be displayed above the submit button because we don't display the 
preview button anymore.


Moshe Weitzman wrote:
> On Feb 4, 2008 9:12 AM, catch <catch56 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Gabor's blog post is useful, input formats are definitely the real issue
>> with this.
> Input formats are important, but not really for the reasons that Gabor
> mentioned. Consider the comment field on groups.drupal.org. I recently
> added live preview to this textarea and  am quite pleased with the
> results. For example, start typing into a comment into
> http://groups.drupal.org/node/8140. Note the Preview below. Users can
> author in Markdown (or HTML) and receive immediate feedback about
> their presentation. It is WYSIWYG, but he intelligence is on the
> server, not the client. I don't think a client will ever have have
> markdown.php nor will it understand all our filters for inserting
> images, inserting Views, etc. IMO, the best bet is a tag
> insertion/filter insertion module on the client and leave the WYSIYG
> to live.module.

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