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Feature Proposal: Table of existing topics/WikiWords, or tab completion for same

Motivation

It's difficult to remember exactly what you titled that last topic, so you end up having to open another TWiki page and search for the topic to copy and paste the title.

Description

Tab completion itself is probably impossible due to the nature of Twiki, but anything that makes existing topics easily referenced would be great. A drop-down menu with all categories, expandable to all child topics, and available in the edit page would work as well. Even a page that lists all existing topics would be appreciated.

-- AndrewHoward - 09 Jan 2006

Impact and Available Solutions

Note: Patch is attached as http://www.twiki.org/p/pub/Codev/TabCompletionForWikiWords/twiki-foo-bar-patch.diff. The patch is against the TWikiAlphaRelease of 15 Feb 2004.

Documentation

If necessary, user documentation of new features introduced by this proposal.

Examples

Example uses of features introduced by proposal.

Implementation

Any comments on how the feature is implemented or could be improved


Discussion:

With some clever ajaxian tricks, tab-completition is possible (hey, gmail has email completition, so...)

-- RafaelAlvarez - 10 Jan 2006

You could always keep Topic List open in a separate browser window, couldn't you?

-- FranzJosefSilli - 10 Jan 2006

WysiwygPlugin has an AJAX-driven topic list for inserting names of topics. In time that function could be generalised for those people using the TML editor.

-- MartinCleaver - 10 Jan 2006

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