[pmwiki-users] Wiki markup syntax highlighting

John Rankin john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Mon Oct 3 21:34:09 CDT 2011

On 4/10/11 2:27 AM, Petko Yotov wrote:
> On Monday 03 October 2011 07:19:26, John Rankin wrote :
>> I don't wish to re-open that debate, but wonder whether wiki syntax
>> highlighting in the edit text area is at all feasible.
> ...
>> How hard would it be to colour-code wiki markup when editing a page?
> I was thinking about CodeMirror ( http://codemirror.net ) but it appears that
> it doesn't support automatic word wrap. Anyways, if someone wants to work on
> it, the modes for MarkDown and reStructuredText are in many ways similar to
> the PmWiki markup:
>    http://codemirror.net/mode/markdown/
>    http://codemirror.net/mode/rst/
This looks really promising and exactly what one wants, except for lack 
of automatic word wrap. That's a show-stopper, I think.


John Rankin

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