Opened 11 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#530 closed new feature (wontfix)

editmyprofile: more comfortable edit boxes, with formatting tools

Reported by: lemon-head Owned by: TimLoal
Priority: major Milestone: unassigned
Component: BW Profile Keywords: editmyprofile, welen


Some things to make editing one's profile more fun.

  • allow special syntax like mediawiki, bbcode, or a subset of html, eventually additional xml tags.
    • mediawiki or bbcode require special parsing engines to grab from somewhere, so it means nasty work.
    • html and xml can be parsed and modified using php tidy or php DOMDocument. So, this will come much cheaper.
  • wysiwyg editing (tinymce?) can be cool, but it can also become a major source of frustration, if not done right. I would prefer the more conservative syntax-based editing.
  • special syntax or tools to include smilies, and special icons in the profile text, expressing "I have a bike", "I have a dog", "my skype username is ..", etc.

For some of this we might need changes in the database (memberstrads table). If the text is written using wiki syntax, we have to store it with wiki syntax. Otherwise it will be troublesome trying to re-edit the same text.

This ticket is obviously connected to #508 (new "members" application based on Rox)

Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by lemon-head

Main purpose is to unleash members' creativity :)

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by lemon-head

oh, what I totally forgot:

  • javascript-based edit buttons on top of the textarea. These buttons can appear when you focus the text cursor on a textarea, and disappear when the focus goes somewhere else.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by lemon-head

  • Milestone changed from unassigned to Applications using Rox Framework

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by philipp

  • Milestone changed from Applications using Rox Framework to 0.5.2-long

Milestone Applications using Rox Framework deleted

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by micha

  • Milestone changed from 0.5.2-long to 0.6.1-long

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by TimLoal

  • Milestone changed from 0.6.1-long to Future

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by TimLoal

  • Owner set to TimLoal
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:8 Changed 7 years ago by jsfan

  • Milestone Future deleted

Milestone Future deleted

comment:9 Changed 6 years ago by globetrotter_tt

  • Keywords welen added
  • Milestone set to unassigned
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from assigned to closed


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