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Editor toolbar in Safari (iPhone/iPad/iPad mini)

Discussion in 'General XenForo Discussion and Feedback' started by CyclingTribe, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    Is there any way to enable the editor toolbar in Apple mobile devices?

    If not, will this change in a future XF update?

    Shaun :D
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  3. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    I only ask because I've bought an iPad Mini specifically for using XF forums on my lunch breaks during the week, and whilst I'm enjoying the full-size'ish keyboard (which should make it faster/easier to reply) - I do miss not being able to select smilies and apply formatting.
  4. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    If you install Chrome, you can tell it to request the full site, which will give you the full editor.
  5. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    Hmmmm .... So I've got to switch browser to get the toolbar?
  6. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

  7. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    I don't use Safari any more, as I have Chrome on all my devices, so everything is synced up.
  8. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  9. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

  10. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    Thanks Matt - I've installed it (using it now) but how do I request the full site please?

  11. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

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  12. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    (y) Spot on - thanks :LOL:
  13. Fufu

    Fufu Well-Known Member

    This is not only a iOS Safari problem, but also a iOS Maxthon problem as well.
  14. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    I'm on my Mini connected to my site right now and see the TinyMCE editor just fine and all the buttons work in Safari. (y)
    Of course, I have TinyMCE Fix, TinyMCE Enhancements, Mobile Agent Tracer and Browser Detection installed. :p
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  15. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    Interesting. I had a look at the TinyMCE Fix add-on - is it true you have to install the TMS to get the fix to work for mobile devices?
  16. Arty

    Arty Well-Known Member

    That is Safari as well. All browsers (except for Opera Mini that is rendered on external servers instead of your device) on iOS use Safari engine. Apple doesn't allow other browsers on their devices. All those "browsers" are just different interfaces for Safari.
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  17. Martok

    Martok Well-Known Member

    The is a great addon as I've mentioned to you elsewhere. It makes template editing much easier especially when it comes to upgrading to the latest version of Xenforo. Go on, give it a whirl, you won’t regret it.
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  18. cclaerhout

    cclaerhout Well-Known Member

    If you want a solution only for you, just spoof your browser agent on your mobile device. On an iOS system, you an use for example the application called "KissMyAgent".
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