Support » Plugin: Front-end Editor » [Plugin: Front-end Editor] A couple bugs and a feature request

  • I love this plugin, so thank you thank you thank you!

    Now that I have that out of the way, a couple of problems when I have “edit individual paragraphs” enabled:

    1. An initial paragraph that ends with no blank line separating it from <!–more–> is not editable
    2. I am using markdown (I have the WYSIWYG editor off), and when I finish editing it always shows me my markup instead of the final product. I have to do a page refresh to get it

    And my feature request: an alternate way to activate editing. I tend to double-click text and highlight it while reading. Who knows why, but it’s a habit. Very disconcerting when I’m suddenly editing the page. For example, single-click to get a popup menu, and select from the menu to start editing.

    Thanks again!

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  • Oops, one more “bug:” an interaction with the hackadelic sliding notes plugin. When I click a sliding note to expand it, it slides open, then closes immediately. Had to disable FEE to make it work again ๐Ÿ™

    Plugin Author scribu

    (@scribu)

    An initial paragraph that ends with no blank line separating it from <!–more–> is not editable

    That’s due to the way WP adds <p> tags. You’ll have to add a line break before and after <!–more–>.

    I am using markdown (I have the WYSIWYG editor off), and when I finish editing it always shows me my markup instead of the final product. I have to do a page refresh to get it

    Which plugin are you using for that?

    And my feature request: an alternate way to activate editing. I tend to double-click text and highlight it while reading. Who knows why, but it’s a habit. Very disconcerting when I’m suddenly editing the page. For example, single-click to get a popup menu, and select from the menu to start editing.

    Yeah, I saw your older thread:

    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-front-end-editor-modifier-key

    Still haven’t found a good solution yet.

    I’m using PHP Markdown Extra with the patch shown at the bottom of http://cpp-next.com/posting/

    Sorry for doubling down on that feature request ๐Ÿ˜‰

    How about this interface: when you hover over a paragraph, instead of highlighting the whole thing, optionally show a small “edit” (pencil) button at the top-right of the paragraph (or of the visible text area, whichever comes last)?

    P.S. Did you note the reported “hackadelic sliding notes” interaction?

    Plugin Author scribu

    (@scribu)

    The “hackadelic sliding notes” problem is fixed in the latest dev version.

    How about this interface: when you hover over a paragraph, instead of highlighting the whole thing, optionally show a small “edit” (pencil) button at the top-right of the paragraph (or of the visible text area, whichever comes last)?

    Yeah, I was thinking of something along the same lines.

    The “hackadelic sliding notes” problem is fixed in the latest dev version.

    Is that something I can get ahold of?

    Plugin Author scribu

    (@scribu)

    You’ll find the development version by going here and clicking on the Other Versions ยป link.

    Fantastic; thanks so much for that. However, I’ve got a new issue: with “edit by paragraph” enabled, none of the code samples or headings at http://cpp-next.com/archive/2010/09/expressive-c-playing-with-syntax/#more-1679 seem to be editable.

    Plugin Author scribu

    (@scribu)

    To test that, I will need the raw post content, as it appears in the backend HTML editor.

    I’d be happy to, if you tell me where to send it. Note also that I have quite a few plugins in effect (markdown w/syntax highlighting, latex, …)

    Plugin Author scribu

    (@scribu)

    You could use something like http://wp.pastebin.ca/

    Otherwise, mail it to scribu@gmail.com

    Plugin Author scribu

    (@scribu)

    Well, I’ve made some progress with this, but the likelihood of it working reliably with such heavily processed content is slim.

    So, I recommend disabling paragraph editing.

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