[Pmwiki-users] Idea about the preview
Patrick R. Michaud
Tue Apr 27 11:16:46 CDT 2004
I'll work on redesigning things so that the preview can be displayed
independently of the edit box, but because of other committments it
will be likely a few days before I can get to this.
On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 07:32:42AM -0700, Wayne Lee wrote:
> more opinion:
> it has been suggested to me by many of
> our wiki users that the preview should
> come before the edit area for the reason
> mentioned below.
> i'll look into switching it around, but if
> anyone successfully done this, please
> post the info. thanks!
> On Apr 27, 2004, at 6:47 AM, Bob Dively wrote:
> >Christian Ridderstr?m <chr at home.se> wrote:
> >>Is there a reason why you aren't directly transported to the
> >>of the page when you press "Preview"? I.e. couldn't we have an anchor
> >>just before the preview area, and append something like "#preview" to
> >>the URI that you eventually get after pressing "Preview"?
> >I know that PM went with the majority opinion at the time, but I've
> >quite understood why the actual preview comes after the textarea edit
> >on the preview page. The idea is to preview after all. It is possible
> >reverse the two sections in config.php, but that introduces a subtle
> >into the text in the preview page textarea object which is then saved
> >incorrect values (or at least it did last time I looked at it which
> >was a
> >couple of months ago). The anchor idea is a nice workaround if the
> >has to stay first on the page, but it has to be done in a way that's
> >obvious to the user (i.e., they have to know that they must scroll up
> >edit more or save).
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