[Greasemonkey] hello

Nikolas 'Atrus' Coukouma lists at atrus.org
Sun Apr 24 05:39:33 EDT 2005


Julien Couvreur wrote:

>I like the idea of a rich text editor to replace textarea. One issue
>though is that different textareas expect different formats. For
>example, some accept links as <a href=""> tags, but some look for
>[[href title]] or [href title] format (wikis).
>
>One way to approach this would be to mark the textareas with an ID/URI
>to that format definition. But that would require the sites to
>change... Also it would require to build a list of such formats so
>that the script can handle a number of them.
>
>Any thoughts?
>Julien
>
I think the simplest solution would be to add a select element for, um,
selecting the target format. You could also try looking for keywords in
the page to guess the correct format (bb, wiki, html, etc.).

-Nikolas 'Atrus' Coukouma


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