[development] WYSIWYG editors and iPad (iOS)

Ryan LeTulle bayousoft at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 12:34:37 UTC 2010

Jamie: Cool, I was trying to figure out from a cursory view which one might
still work.  Let us know if you haver any success with BUEditor.

Ryan LeTulle

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On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 7:29 AM, Jamie Holly <hovercrafter at earthlink.net>wrote:

> iOS still supports a lot of Javascript. I haven't tested it, but I got a
> feeling things like BUEditor would still work. You don't get the WYSIWYG,
> but at least have the helper buttons for inserting markup.
> As far as the user agent idea, the TinyMCE has done that since 3.3.4:
> http://tinymce.moxiecode.com/punbb/viewtopic.php?id=21314
> However a better solution would be in Drupal to disable Wysiwyg on iOS
> devices and enable BUEditor. That's actually something I need to work on
> myself over the next couple of days for a client.
> Jamie Holly
> http://www.intoxination.net
> http://www.hollyit.net
> On 11/3/2010 8:11 AM, Bryan Ruby (BryanSD) wrote:
>> On 11/2/2010 1:29 PM, Pierre Rineau wrote:
>> >  A nice solution would be to leave the textareas being textareas
>> >  depending on the user agent. It could work quite flawlessly since most
>> >  mobile devices and smartphones have their own UI for typing.
>> >
>> >  Pierre.
>> >
>> Yes, but that wouldn't work for HTML editing (insert link, insert image,
>> make that bold, etc), would it? This is an interesting issue for those
>> using Apple iOS products.
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