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Item4851: Display a banner that the page is too complex

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Display a banner (or some other warning/notice) when the WYSIWYG initialization detects that the page is too complex for safe editing (controlled by WYSIWYG_EXCLUDE) and reverts to Plain Text TML editing mode. This is confusing for numerous users, and makes them think that TWiki('s editor) is broken, when in fact it is correct behavior

-- TWiki:Main/DavidAllen - 18 Oct 2007

This is actually done, but for some reason the banner was dropped from pattern skin. It appears in other skins e.g. MoveableTypeSkin. This is a bug, so set as 'Normal'.


Where should the banner be set in the template? Pattern skin provides a new variable FLASHNOTE that can be used.

-- TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens - 18 Oct 2007

Circles within circles... I added the variable "EDITOR_MESSAGE" that is set by the editor for this purpose. This is displayed in the default skin using %<nop>IF{"defined 'EDITOR_MESSAGE'" then="<div class='twikiAlert'>%<nop>EDITOR_MESSAGE%</div>"}%

The edit.pattern.tmpl needs to display it as well. You might want to move it if it doesn't fit your architecture.


The message also appears when you click on "Raw Edit". Then the error message has no meaning and is even confusing.

-- TWiki:Main.ArthurClemens - 07 Nov 2007

Fair point


Summary Display a banner that the page is too complex
ReportedBy TWiki:Main/DavidAllen

SVN Range TWiki-4.3.0, Fri, 12 Oct 2007, build 15261
AppliesTo Extension
Component TinyMCEPlugin
Priority Normal
CurrentState Closed

Checkins TWikirev:15509 TWikirev:15510 TWikirev:15533 TWikirev:15534
TargetRelease n/a

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Topic revision: r8 - 2007-11-08 - CrawfordCurrie
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