[pmwiki-users] Lost Edits

H. Fox haganfox at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Mar 13 10:20:48 CST 2006

On 3/12/06, Neil Herber <nospam at eton.ca> wrote:
> At 2006-03-12  04:47 PM -0600, Patrick R. Michaud is rumored to have said:
> >On Sun, Mar 12, 2006 at 02:28:52PM -0700, H. Fox wrote:
> > > If the preview area could be set apart in a div or table, some CSS
> > > styling could be used to make it look different from a normal page,
> > > maybe with a border or [??].  The wikipage edit form makes that
> > > difficult to do.
> >
> >It does?  Just put a >>div<< around the (:e_preview:) and then style
> >it however you like.  :-)

Ha...  Should have tried it.  I presumed the "divisions don't nest"
rule would take effect.

> Although styling the preview box is probably a Good Thing (TM),

Maybe using a background image like this one?


Maybe there's a better way to get a similar effect with CSS and no image?

> it is
> the tail wagging the dog.
> What should happen is that the edit form should suppress the top and
> bottom menus and allow only the buttons that are on the edit form to
> be visible. Then it would be very difficult to make this error.

Even with that, it's possible to click a link in the previewed page.


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