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Not Planned CK Editor instead of TinyMCE

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Sage Knight, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. Sage Knight

    Sage Knight Well-Known Member

    This has been mentioned a few times in several threads. I am sure there is not a dedicated thread for this request in this section.

    TinyMCE does the job, but CK editor is a lot better from my own experience and the only thing I miss of vB 4.

    Please consider adding and replacing TinyMCE =]
     
  2. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    After using the other editors on both respected softwares I have to say I prefer tinymce. Perhaps it's just bad implementation on the other softwares but i find the editor here less troublesome than the others ones on other forum softwares that are using ckeditor. Never thought i'd say that.
     
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  3. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I think Xenforo has work to do before changing editors.
     
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  4. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    BTW, what is better about CKeditor in your opinion ?

    Don't forget about the TinyMCE improvements.

     
  5. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Well if they did change editors i hope they work on a smiley manager. we have a good alternative in the dc smiley manager with categories. There's just no way i could ever go back to using any form of drop down death smiley menu where it's 1999 all over again.
     
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  6. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

  7. erich37

    erich37 Well-Known Member

    Strange, but I did not find any kind of "Editor" at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. :eek:

    .... and those websites seem to work quite well without an "Editor" :confused:


    Even more strange, I could not find any "BB code" at Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. :p


    :cool:
     
  8. Sage Knight

    Sage Knight Well-Known Member

    I understand maybe it is not the best from the developer's point of view. After all I am just a end user.

    The new CK editor has a better UI, the BB code editor is a lot better. Less bugs IMO, though I guess this is debatable. I found it easier to use and it appealed both to BB code savy and just simple plain text users. My members also loved it a lot more, it was more versatile and did the job in the best way for us.
     
  9. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    FWIW, my "read" of the situation is that unless TinyMCE updates go super well for Xenforo ... I bet they eventually change to CKeditor.
     
  10. Sage Knight

    Sage Knight Well-Known Member

    I think a BB-Code-Editor is an essential pillar of forums to help an average member decorate their post, put emphasis and organize their information, which is essential to good communication.

    I don't know how FB, Twitter and the rest are managing as I use none of those :p
     
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  11. Sage Knight

    Sage Knight Well-Known Member

    From what I read just a sec ago, they are preparing a new 4.o version

    http://www.tinymce.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=30037

    But again, maybe it's because of the current bugs, I'd still give anything to have CK Editor as default. So I do hope you're right.
     
  12. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    This is a No Thanks due to Redactor being implemented in 1.2
     

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