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TWiki Enhancement Request

The place to ask for enhancements in upcoming TWiki releases. Note: Please start a new topic for each request.

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Page name: Example: AutoSaveTopics (use a WikiWord)
Page title: Example: Auto-save topics on edit
Motivation: Reasons why this feature is needed, and why it is suitable for adding to the next release of TWiki
Description: Enter a relatively short summary of the request
WhatDoesItAffect: Hold CTRL to select multiple items
  Your request is submitted after you Create, Preview and Save the page.
 

Search for FeatureRequests that are UnderInvestigation:

Priority Feature Outstanding Issues No. of Issues
100 Codev.LookAndFeelSuggestions   0
Total: 374 Proposals   23 Issues
  Codev.TableOfContentsIgnoreNullHeaders   0
  Codev.GeneralisedCHARTdefinition   0
  Codev.IncludePermissionDeniedWarning   0
  Codev.GetExtensionsFromTrunk   0
  Codev.PopupPageIndexForEditing   0
  Codev.IdentifyUsers   0
  Codev.AddValuesToPreferenceVariable   0
  Codev.LiveForms   0
  Codev.VarENCODETransformNewlineIntoHTML   0
  Codev.MetaSearch   0
  Codev.ViewInClientTime   0
  Codev.SetTimezoneInTWikiDotCfg getting correct syntax for your TZ is problematic 1
  Codev.NoWrapInTableCells   0
  Codev.AddUSERSLISTandGROUPSLIST   0
  Codev.AutomaticHeaderAndFooterInclude   0
  Codev.VersionSpecificFileLinksInAttachmentsTable   0
  Codev.LinkOpensNewWindow   0
  Codev.RecentViews   0
  Codev.MultipleSitesSameCodebase   0
  Codev.AlternateFormRendering   0
  Codev.EngineCLIRequestMethod   0
  Codev.PrecalculateSearchResultCount No justification 1
  Codev.ShowLocalTimeOfUser   0
  Codev.SidebarNavigationWithParent Someone is supposed to "look" at it. 1
  Codev.WebAdminPages   0
  Codev.Odf2TWiki   0
  Codev.DiffShouldSupportByWord   0
  Codev.AutoConnection   0
  Codev.SecuringAttachments   0
  Codev.RestructuringWebLeftBarProposal   0
  Codev.PackageTwistyContribInTwistyPlugin   0
  Codev.WordWrapLongUrls   0
  Codev.GetRidOfTWikiUsersPage   0
  Codev.ViewNonExistingTopicShouldHttp302   0
  Codev.ImprovingPerformanceWithApacheModCache   0
  Codev.NeedWebRootVariable   0
    0
  Codev.UserSpecifiedRedirect   0
  Codev.SearchProperHandlingOfDateStrings   0
  Codev.WorkFlow   0
  Codev.MultiLevelWikiWebsAllowsTrashWebPerWeb   0
  Codev.UpdateAttachmentsDontWorkAsExpected   0
  Codev.AccessControlInFormFields   0
  Codev.AutoIncStep   0
  Codev.DelayPasswordChangeUntilResetLinkClicked   0
  Codev.InlineDocsAccordingToPodSpec   0
  Codev.MakeAnchorVariable   0
  Codev.AdministratorControlledWorkflow   0
  Codev.FreeBusy   0
  Codev.RefactorPluginsPipeline   0
  Codev.HideAttachments   0
  Codev.ApacheCompatibility   0
  Codev.AddUserAgentToConfigure   0
  Codev.TopicGarbageCollection   0
  Codev.WebSegregation   0
  Codev.MetaDataDrivenTagDesign   0
  Codev.SomethingGoodAboutChanges   0
  Codev.WYSiWYGAttachPaste   0
  Codev.EnhancedTopicTemplateCapabilities   0
  Codev.StoreFacade   0
  Codev.MetaExpansionImprovements   0
  Codev.HTMLBreaksAutoLink   0
  Codev.NeedAccessControlDENYWEBNEW   0
  Codev.CreateNoEditSkin   0
  Codev.ExtensionToAttachUrlDirective   0
  Codev.WebClusters   0
  Codev.AutomaticLinkLabelBasedOnHeading   0
  Codev.ApprovingRegistrations   0
  Codev.RenameMainWebToHome   0
  Codev.MainTWikiPreferencesNeedsFixing   0
  Codev.KillURLPARAM   0
  Codev.MissingGrepUnreported   0
  Codev.SoundexSearch   0
  Codev.ImproveWYSIWYG   0
  Codev.TWikiPerformanceEnhancements there is likely a significant amount of code drift since this patch was developed. 1
  Codev.AutomaticAttachments Further Testing 1
  Codev.CorrectParameterPassing   0
  Codev.RemoveLocalLibCfg   0
  Codev.ContinueListNumbering   0
  Codev.MoreThanPreLessThanVerbatim   0
  Codev.UserSuppliedHeadingAnchorNameForToc   0
  Codev.NotifyByTag   0
  Codev.IssuesWithIF   0
  Codev.StaticFormOptionDefinitions   0
  Codev.BulkCreatePagesUsingTemplate   0
  Codev.ContentAccessSyntax   0
  Codev.TWikiCommentSyntaxInTopics   0
  Codev.EnableOrDisableSeveralTWikiTipsOfTheDay   0
  Codev.RollbackAttachmentVersion   0
  Codev.BetterVirtualHostSupport   0
  Codev.SimplifySkinCreation   0
  Codev.SegregateWikiness   0
  Codev.GetRidOfPseudoHTML Awfully many! 1
  Codev.HackAndSlashTWikiDotOrg   0
  Codev.TopicDisplayName Needs a driver to resolve the concerns raised with respect to performance. 1
  Codev.RegistrationWikiNameHandler   0
  Codev.TWikiPluginForSproutliner   0
  Codev.WordDiff   0
  Codev.MoveAttachmentsOutOfPub Define requires for various grades of corporate and non corporate security 1
  Codev.RelayAlertsToTopicTop   0
  Codev.DiffAttachments binaries: The diff twiki uses tries to diff the binaries and garbage is printed to the screen. 1
  Codev.VariableForCategoryDropdown   0
  Codev.HowToDeleteUserAccount   0
  Codev.AttachLockRequest   0
  Codev.EditOnPreviewPage   0
  Codev.BatchMoveAndReparent   0
  Codev.HighlightRecentChanges   0
  Codev.AvoidShootingSelfInFoot   0
  Codev.ObjectOrientedTWikiPluginSystem   0
  Codev.SkinSelectionUsingAgent   0
  Codev.HandleParamsInLinks   0
  Codev.SupportAccessToArbitraryMetaDataFromSEARCH   0
  Codev.AllowASN1AsAbbreviation   0
  Codev.PluginGarbageCollection   0
  Codev.ChangePrivilegesTopicAction   0
  Codev.TWikiAppInstaller   0
  Codev.HarmonizeTextAreaDefinition   0
  Codev.BrokenPluginKillsTWiki needs benchmarking, there is potential for really expensive operations here 2
  Codev.FixSMTPAuth   0
  Codev.WebTopBarShouldBeWebPerWeb   0
  Codev.SkipMinorChanges   0
  Codev.RemoveSubscriptionFunction   0
  Codev.SearchWordDocsPlugin   0
  Codev.WhatTWikiNeedsForAStructuredWiki   0
  Codev.ManageStaleContent   0
  Codev.DisplayFormFieldToolTipInEdit   0
  Codev.CalendarPluginNeedsGui   0
  Codev.VarIncludeOptionallyUsesProxy   0
  Codev.TasksFramework   0
  Codev.DynamicFormOptionDefinitions   0
  Codev.DefineSettingInForm   0
  Codev.SomeTWikiVariablesShouldBeInPlugins   0
  Codev.CreatedateOutputFormat   0
  Codev.AddTruncateVAR   0
  Codev.QueueChanges   0
  Codev.NewWindowPerTopic   0
  Codev.AttachmentRenameOnUpload   0
  Codev.ResponsiveTopMenuSkin   0
  Codev.DefaultTextInSearch   0
  Codev.BetterColors   0
  Codev.UserAgentSpecification   0
  Codev.NumberedHeadersAndLists   0
  Codev.ControlledTopicPermissionInheritance   0
  Codev.IncludeWarnTopic   0
  Codev.AutomateDefaultPluginBinAccessPermissioning   0
  Codev.SaveByAdmin   0
  Codev.InsertImage   0
  Codev.DoWeNeedToShipClassicSkin   0
  Codev.BetterRevisionControl   0
  Codev.AttachUrlForOtherTopics   0
  Codev.RegexSearchWithEmbeddedKeywordSearch Waiting for idea on intuitive syntax to combine regex and keyword search 1
  Codev.BetterThandoRememberRemoteUser   0
  Codev.ImplementSortingByRelevanceInStandard   0
  Codev.FinerGranularityOfEnablingRegistrationBasedOnPatternMatchingEmail   0
  Codev.AppendSignatureJavascript   0
  Codev.MoveMultipleAttachmentsAtOnce   0
  Codev.CreatePackagesForLanguages   0
  Codev.TopicObjectModel   0
  Codev.AddSignatureButton   0
  Codev.ExtendSECTIONToSupportConditionals   0
  Codev.FixIncorrectPluginAbort   0
  Codev.TopicComponents   0
  Codev.AddSettingsTopicParamToEditAndSave   0
  Codev.EasierLinking   0
  Codev.CgiObjectShouldHandleA   0
  Codev.ReplaceParameterForIncludeVariable   0
  Codev.DefineUserTopicBeforeRegistration   0
  Codev.ConfigurableEditAnyway   0
  Codev.HarmonizeSchemaDefinition   0
  Codev.ImagePluginTogetherWithImageGalleryPlugin   0
  Codev.MailNotificationEnhanced compare/consolidate/refactor with ConsolidateNotification and Plugins.MailerContrib (?) 1
  Codev.InterestingChanges   0
  Codev.PerTopicWebNotifyReports   0
  Codev.AddDescriptionSettingToGroupTopics   0
  Codev.ProblemAddingReportError   0
  Codev.BrowserAndProxyCacheControl   0
  Codev.AvoidNonWebsInWeblist   0
  Codev.DOMAccessibleToPlugins   0
  Codev.AddParentVariableToTemplate   0
  Codev.IncludeSupportInterwiki   0
  Codev.ModifyContentAccessSyntax   0
  Codev.BetterLists   0
  Codev.UserMailList   0
  Codev.NoSearchResultsForALLOWWEBVIEW   0
  Codev.AvoidRenameLosingHistory   0
  Codev.DefaultMobileSkin   0
  Codev.SecureCookiesForLoginManager   0
  Codev.TopicRenamedHandler   0
  Codev.SyntaxHighlightingEditor   0
  Codev.VersionUpdates   0
  Codev.AddDepthLimitToWebList   0
  Codev.PreventTagExpansionInEditTable   0
  Codev.AllWebsNotify   0
  Codev.InhibitTopicSelfLinking   0
  Codev.UseUTF8   0
  Codev.ForcedRegistration   0
  Codev.PurgeRevisionHistory   0
  Codev.AppendTextToTopic   0
  Codev.INCLUDEdSetvariablesshouldwork   0
  Codev.NotificationTimeChoice   0
  Codev.RequiresPluginVariable   0
  Codev.CanonicalTWikiVariables   0
  Codev.SetMultipleDirsInSetlibDotCfg   0
  Codev.ProcessAddToBodyStart   0
  Codev.EnhanceAllowWebTopicChange   0
  Codev.WatchList   0
  Codev.AutomatedTestingFramework   0
  Codev.TemplateAclInheritance   0
  Codev.RenameAttachments   0
  Codev.RenameTheMainWeb   0
  Codev.NoiseWordsTopic   0
  Codev.EmailThisPageLink   0
  Codev.UserContributions Everyone agrees it's a great idea. We need contributors (programmers), though! 2
  Codev.CreateNewTopic   0
  Codev.MakeTWikiCfgPublicToExtensions   0
  Codev.MegaTWiki too big to easily digest; significant code drift since last release 1
  Codev.RequirementsForMultipleFormSupport   0
  Codev.TimePickerPlugin   0
  Codev.TWikiTopicUpdateMetadata   0
  Codev.GetRidOfPersonalBottomBar   0
  Codev.SoYouWantToWriteAPlugin   0
  Codev.InstallationGuideLinkNotVisibleEnough   0
  Codev.ComponentisingForceWikiWord   0
  Codev.AdaptTWikiToPSGIEngineContrib   0
  Codev.UseFckeditorForWysiwyg   0
  Codev.AgeSensitiveTopicDates   0
  Codev.MakeSignatureFormatConfigurable   0
  Codev.SupportDATEInAllLogFilenames   0
  Codev.CellSpanFeatureForEditTablePlugin   0
  Codev.AddCGIpmToTWikiCore   0
  Codev.NewLayoutForMoreScreen   0
  Codev.MapUserToWikiNameCaseInsensitive   0
  Codev.CustomPageTitle   0
  Codev.AllowTopicNameThatBeginsWithSmallLetter   0
  Codev.BrokenVerbatim   0
  Codev.GoogleDocs   0
  Codev.ServerUniqueId   0
  Codev.RunningTotalStatistics   0
  Codev.AdditionalOrderedListOptions   0
  Codev.MainTWikiPreferencesOverridePluginSettings   0
  Codev.HowToShowParentTopics   0
  Codev.MegaTWikiLives   0
  Codev.AttachedFileLinkFormatExt   0
  Codev.LimitNumberOfRevisionsDisplayedInHistory   0
  Codev.ProposedUTF8SupportForI18N No commitment to implement. 1
  Codev.EasySettingOfViewTemplate   0
  Codev.SearchAllPublicWebsVariable   0
  Codev.WizardForFirstUserAndAdmin   0
  Codev.RegenerateAllStats   0
  Codev.MoveSettingsOutOfText   0
  Codev.DontShowPreferencesToNonAdmins   0
  Codev.AddTextAreaPlusRichToTWikiForms   0
  Codev.AfterBreakLockHandler   0
  Codev.AttachTableRowWhenNoAttachments   0
  Codev.AllowUrlParamsInBracketNotation   0
  Codev.RemoveInfoFromViewPrint   0
  Codev.WebSpecificWorkingDir   0
  Codev.RtspExternalLink   0
  Codev.AutoCreateOnViewProposal   0
  Codev.TWikiNewsletter   0
  Codev.FederatedSearch   0
  Codev.AddFormfieldParamToMetaParent   0
  Codev.ImprovePluginStartingTimes   0
  Codev.AddFormatParamToMetaParent   0
  Codev.ExplodeHierarchalWebsInBreadcrumbs   0
  Codev.SimplerDefaultTemplates   0
  Codev.TWikiInstallerWindows   0
1 Codev.DakarDocumentationModelIsBroken   0
020 Codev.HierarchicallyNestedTwikiWebs   0
040 Codev.UseIncludedFilesForJavaScript   0
080 Codev.HtmlAnchorsOnRdiffSequentialOutput   0
80 Codev.CairoDakarRegistrationDifference   0
080 Codev.UseLessStepsToReparentATopic   0
090 Codev.ShipMd5Sums   0
100 Codev.ExtendedModeForTemplates   0
100 Codev.ShowRelativeDatesInWebChanges   0
100 Codev.SectionalWysiwygEditor   0
100 Codev.DisableWYSIWYGforUnsupportedBrowsers   0
100 Codev.MultipleSelectionBox   0
100 Codev.EditTablerowPluginAsDefaultPlugin   0
100 Codev.DynamicText   0
100 Codev.SuggestionConfigureAuthScriptsInstructions   0
100 Codev.RandomSearchOrder   0
100 Codev.SlideOutMenuContribRequest   0
100 Codev.BackslashesInLogin   0
100 Codev.AddCopyTopic   0
100 Codev.FormattedSearchFormfieldEncode   0
100 Codev.RemoveOldSkinsFromDevelop   0
100 Codev.TopicTemplatesNeedMetaAbility   0
100 Codev.PersistentSaveOpts   0
100 Codev.PersonalWidgetPage   0
100 Codev.SearchOrderAndLimitBehavour   0
100 Codev.MultipleEditsOnSamePage   0
100 Codev.TopicReparenting   0
100 Codev.PermaLinks   0
100 Codev.MultipleStartincludeStopinclude   0
100 Codev.AdditionOfRolesToUserInfo   0
100 Codev.ProperLanguageSwitching   0
100 Codev.ImportingExternalDataToTWiki   0
100 Codev.SubversionAsStore   0
100 Codev.AddFormatToMetaSearch   0
100 Codev.SimplifyCustomSkinCreation   0
100 Codev.HierarchicalAttachmentFolders   0
100 Codev.SaveFormulaResultInForm   0
100 Codev.SwitchDefaultBehaviourOfRenderNonExistingWikiWord   0
100 Codev.PluginsPerWebOrPageNeeded   0
100 Codev.FormattedSearchSectionVariable   0
100 Codev.DoRememberRemoteUserEnhancement   0
100 Codev.FootnotesFeature   0
100 Codev.EditTablePluginDHTML   0
100 Codev.AddTemplatesToBulkRegistration   0
100 Codev.SpecifyTopicPostAndOrPrefixesDuringTopicCreation   0
100 Codev.AddWorkareaFunctions   0
100 Codev.AutoTableRowNumbering   0
100 Codev.PluginsShouldRegisterSymbols   0
100 Codev.MoreApiFunctions   0
100 Codev.ImprovePluginsInstaller   0
100 Codev.AddAutoLinkTags   0
100 Codev.InvisibleMultipleExclamationMarksInHeader   0
100 Codev.MoreWebBasedTWikiManagement   0
100 Codev.WebNotifyButton   0
100 Codev.PreserveAttachmentTypes   0
100 Codev.AddInstallerLinkToExtensionInfoTable   0
100 Codev.AddToMyLinks   0
100 Codev.SysadminJohnMechalasTWikiComments   0
100 Codev.NeedProperNestingWikiVariableParameterSyntax   0
100 Codev.PatternSkinWithConditionals There is no point in assigning this to a release until it has a CoreTeam priority and someone is working on it. 1
100 Codev.FileSystemNameClash No consensus on whether this needs to be fixed. CoreTeam please set a priority. 1
100 Codev.AnchorToolTipSummary   0
100 Codev.MakeViewTopicActionsCustomizable   0
100 Codev.ConfusingPerWebWikiLogoSettings   0
100 Codev.AttachmentsVisibleWhenEditing   0
100 Codev.PersonalizedRss   0
100 Codev.TabCompletionForWikiWords   0
100 Codev.ReadingTWikiPrefCookieFromCore   0
100 Codev.UseHttpsOrUseSslTagForTopic   0
100 Codev.DocumentedDefaultParameterValuesForInclude
  1. Agree on feature
  2. Agree on spec for syntax
  3. Apply patch
  4. review code
  5. test
  6. Put documentation into place.
1
100 Codev.ExcludeFromWebStatistics   0
100 Codev.SearchOrderOnFormfieldNoCase   0
100 Codev.RenameBinToCgiBin No concensus 1
100 Codev.RenamingWithoutBreakingOldLinks   0
100 Codev.UseModISBNPatternRendering   0
100 Codev.SearchByFormField   0
100 Codev.AttachmentCount   0
100 Codev.WouldLikeReadTopicMetaInFuncDotPm   0
100 Codev.TwistyTOC   0
100 Codev.RegistrationShouldNotBeInTheTWikiWeb   0
100 Codev.DefaultWebName   0
100 Codev.EncryptUnderlyingPages   0
100 Codev.TypeCheckParameters   0
100 Codev.RawModeTextPlain   0
100 Codev.SearchByMultipleTags   0
100 Codev.UnregisteredUsersShouldBeTWikiGuests   0
100 Codev.BringTopicVarsIntoCore   0
100 Codev.PrecompileTemplatesForPerformance   0
100 Codev.ObfuscatingEmailAddresses   0
100 Codev.JumpBoxSlowInLargeWebs   0
100 Codev.DenyPasswordChangeForTWikiGuest   0
100 Codev.ViewWikiSource   0
100 Codev.FormattedSearchCountVariable   0
100 Codev.EmbedPHPScripts   0
100 Codev.PunctuationAndFontChanges   0
100 Codev.BrowserCacheFixes There is no point in assigning this to a release until it has a CoreTeam priority and someone is working on it. 1
100 Codev.JavaScriptPluginDependencies   0
100 Codev.GoogleSitemap   0
100 Codev.ChangeDefaultTemplatesToProvideFunctionHook   0
100 Codev.URLParamPersistence   0
100 Codev.DefaultWebsInSubversion   0
100 Codev.ProvideMechanismToSendEmailsToRegisteredUsers   0
100 Codev.DefineLogicalPageParts   0
100 Codev.AllowFileNameChangeForAttachment   0
100 Codev.WebStatisticsShouldBeAPlugin No-one is working on this. 1
100 Codev.ImproveAttachmentHandling   0

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Old WebForm Features

OLD WORKFLOW: The following is using the old WebForm workflow. We are now using ChangeProposals. Forms for creating new topics should have been removed. See WebCreateNewTopic for alternate forms.

Any topics listed here in dynamic tables will need to be converted from WebForm to the new ChangeProposalForm if you want to propose them for a release. Please read the preferred method to use for conversion.

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Related topics: WebHome, FeatureBrainstorming, FeatureToDo, FeatureUnderConstruction, FeatureNotSuitable.

-- PeterThoeny - 06 Sep 1999

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Topic revision: r15 - 2008-08-28 - TWikiJanitor
 
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