[pmwiki-users] Text box search
henrik at bechmannsoftware.com
Mon Dec 5 16:11:18 CST 2005
Waylan et. al.
I got a response from the Firefox forum. Not being able to search in a
textarea is considered a bug (with a considerable amount of serious
flaming going on apparently), but won't be fixed for a while. One of the
developers in bugzilla says it's "on the radar" for Firefox 2.0. There
are no extensions that I have been able to find that are credible.
In the meantime, I tried search in IE 6, and it searches in an edit box
(textarea) just fine. Ugh.
Here's the bug area for Firefox if anyone is interested:
The moral of the story: use IE for complex wiki postings. Double Ugh.
Waylan Limberg wrote:
>On 12/5/05, Henrik Bechmann <henrik at bechmannsoftware.com> wrote:
>>Is there any way, while editing wikitext in a textbox, to search the
>>textbox? (I'm using Firefox)
>Hmm, I'm thinking this would have to be a browser feature. Its
>possable there already is a FF extension that does this. try searching
>the extensions. As a site specific thing, it may or may not be doable
>try a web search. Or maybe someone else here is aware of such a
>waylan at gmail.com
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