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Topic # 90675 27-Sep-2011 16:52 Send private message


I feel like I use the rich editor about 50% of the time, so an option to have it as the default editor would be nice for me.

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  Reply # 526324 27-Sep-2011 16:53 Send private message

As the default editor for the Quick Reply?




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  Reply # 526338 27-Sep-2011 17:13 Send private message

that's the one..

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  Reply # 526342 27-Sep-2011 17:17 Send private message

Hmmm. Might not be easy as we have problems with TinyMCE and image sprites and async script loading...





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  Reply # 526347 27-Sep-2011 17:21 Send private message

Ok. Had to ask. I'll just check if format tags work in the quick reply box:

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  Reply # 526348 27-Sep-2011 17:21 Send private message

Is there a list of tags to reference somewhere?

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  Reply # 526349 27-Sep-2011 17:22 Send private message

You just found all of them... For hyperlinks, just enter the URL, not a href. Images don't work in Quick Reply box.






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  Reply # 526352 27-Sep-2011 17:23 Send private message

Makes sense. I tried [img] [/img] today no joy.

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  Reply # 526941 28-Sep-2011 20:48 Send private message

My suggestion would be to switch both quick reply and full reply to a "Markdown" style editor similar to the one used on Stackoverflow/Stack Exchange sites.

There are a whole bunch of options, was looking at this one recently for a CMS site myself
http://www.toptensoftware.com/markdowndeep/dingus

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  Reply # 526955 28-Sep-2011 21:55 Send private message

Markdown would be excellent and a nice standard solution imho.

Something I really miss on GeekZone compared to other editors I have used is strike-through, aka strike out, aka strike. Markdown does not actually solve that one out of the box. It is unclear to me why markdown has not adopted strike, because many sites using markdown roll their own code to implement strike, which creates a non-standardised syntax for something that is very common in practice and therefore should be part of the standard...

[Edit: Note: i have previously discussed strikethrough not working on geekzone here, result was only administrators can use it, tinymce span tags are disabled] 

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