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Feature Proposal: Disable the WYSIWYG action button if the user's browser doesn't support the WYSIWYG editor

Motivation

Some users (particularly novice ones) may not realize that their web browser doesn't support the WYSIWIG editor and instead think that TWiki is "broken".

Description and Documentation

Uses JavaScript to test to see if the user's browser is known to support the WYSIWYG editor -- currently, this includes Firefox 1.5 and later and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 and later (this list can be expanded once WYSIWYG support in Opera, Safari, and other web browsers starts to work properly).

This is now Bugs:Item2132

Examples

Impact and Available Solutions

A patch against TWikiRelease04x00x02 with a recent copy of templates/viewtopicactionbuttons.pattern.tmpl installed from SVN (this file was "upgraded" due to CompareRevisionsAddOn being installed at my site) is attached; see below.

Implementation

-- Contributors: MarkMontague

Discussion

-- MarkMontague - 18 Apr 2006

Greate idea! How about adding this to Bugs web as an enhancement so it can be tracked? And mark it for PatternSkin?

Thanks

-- CrawfordCurrie - 19 Apr 2006

Done. This is now Bugs:Item2132 I've also updated the patch to include more explanatory comments.

-- MarkMontague - 19 Apr 2006

Topic attachments
I Attachment History Action Size Date Who Comment
Unknown file formatpatch DisableWYSIWYGforUnsupportedBrowsers.patch r1 manage 4.2 K 2006-04-19 - 15:44 MarkMontague Patch for TWikiRelease04x00x02 with a recent version of templates/viewtopicactionbuttons.pattern.tmpl from SVN installed on top of it
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