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Start editing with dbl click mouse button


This plugin allow to edit a topic just via a double mouse click.

Syntax Rules

  • define a DBLCLICKEDIT setting with value off if you want to disable this feature


suppose that this
is your
Topic content ...
Just dbl click here to edit DblClickEditPlugin topic !

Plugin Settings

Plugin settings are stored as preferences variables. To reference a plugin setting write %<plugin>_<setting>%, i.e. %DBLCLICKEDITPLUGIN_SHORTDESCRIPTION%

  • One line description, is shown in the TextFormattingRules topic:
    • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Start editing with dbl click mouse button

  • Debug plugin: (See output in data/debug.txt)
    • Set DEBUG = 0

  • My own setting:
    • Set DBLCLICKEDIT = on

Plugin Installation Instructions

Note: You do not need to install anything on the browser to use this plugin. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the plugin on the TWiki server.

  • For an automated installation, run the configure script and follow "Find More Extensions" in the in the Extensions section.
  • Or, download the ZIP file from the Plugins web (see below),
  • Unzip DblClickEditPlugin.zip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
    File: Description:
    data/TWiki/DblClickEditPlugin.txt Plugin topic
    lib/TWiki/Plugins/DblClickEditPlugin.pm Plugin Perl module
  • Configure the Plugin:
    • Run the configure script to enable the plugin
    • Change the Plugin settings as needed
  • Test if the installation was successful:
    • Double click any topic

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: TWiki:Main.PatrickNomblot
Copyright: © 2006 TWiki:Main.PatrickNomblot,
© 2008-2011 TWiki:TWiki.TWikiContributor
License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
Plugin Version: 2011-02-24
Change History:  
2011-02-24: TWikibug:Item6638: Fix for enabling double click action only when in view context; doc improvements; changing TWIKIWEB to SYSTEMWEB -- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
2006-07-03: Initial version
TWiki Dependency: $TWiki::Plugins::VERSION 1.1
CPAN Dependencies: none
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.005
Benchmarks: GoodStyle nn%, FormattedSearch nn%, DblClickEditPlugin nn%
Plugin Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/DblClickEditPlugin
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/DblClickEditPluginDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/DblClickEditPluginAppraisal

Related Topics: TWikiPlugins, DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, TWikiPreferences

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Unknown file formatmd5 DblClickEditPlugin.md5 r1 manage 0.2 K 2011-02-24 - 09:06 PeterThoeny  
Perl source code filepm DblClickEditPlugin.pm r1 manage 2.1 K 2006-07-04 - 13:43 PatrickNomblot avoid dblclickedit in edit mode
Compressed Zip archivetgz DblClickEditPlugin.tgz r2 r1 manage 4.2 K 2011-02-24 - 09:06 PeterThoeny  
Compressed Zip archivezip DblClickEditPlugin.zip r1 manage 5.7 K 2011-02-24 - 09:06 PeterThoeny  
Unknown file formatEXT DblClickEditPlugin_installer r1 manage 3.4 K 2011-02-24 - 09:06 PeterThoeny  
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