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Re: Rich Text Editor -- stip out the style when doing a paste

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  • aaanwar
    Kool, any recommendations on a javascript IDE -- vi ? Thanks, Arman. ... should always be passed to a backend language for better parsing and for security
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      Kool, any
      recommendations on a javascript IDE -- vi ?

      Thanks,

      Arman.

      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Dav Glass <dav.glass@...> wrote:
      >
      > Arman --
      >
      > The Editor will "attempt" to make the HTML well formatted, but it
      should always be passed to a backend language for better parsing and
      for security reasons.
      >
      > I don't have anything official as far as "hacking" the editor goes,
      but feel free to drop me a note with any questions, I'll be happy to
      help out..
      >
      > Dav
      >
      > Dav Glass
      > dav.glass@...
      > blog.davglass.com
      >
      >
      >
      > + Windows: n. - The most successful computer virus, ever. +
      > + A computer without a Microsoft operating system is like a dog
      > without bricks tied to its head +
      > + A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer is to computing what a
      > McDonalds Certified Food Specialist is to fine cuisine +
      >
      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: aaanwar <arman.anwar@...>
      > To: ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Monday, February 4, 2008 11:15:12 AM
      > Subject: [ydn-javascript] Re: Rich Text Editor -- stip out the style
      when doing a paste
      >
      > Many thanks Dav,
      >
      > I helps tremendously:
      > 2/4. Is the path I'm thinking of going down.
      >
      > On a side note -- what features exist to guarantee HTML well formedness.
      >
      > On a side side note -- I'm new to YUI and the RTE, do you have a list
      > of primer steps that one could go through as a prerequisite to hacking
      > RTE.
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Arman.
      >
      > --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, Dav Glass <dav.glass@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Arman --
      > >
      > > Currently you can't trap the paste cross browser, but you could do
      > something like this:
      > >
      > > 1. Add a button to the toolbar that opens a panel with a textarea in
      > it. Let the user paste into the textarea, then parse it before adding
      > it to the Editor.
      > > 2. Listen for the "afterNodeChange" event, then check the data in
      > the editor and filter out the stuff you don't want.
      > > 3. Put a button in the Editor that does the above instead of
      > listening for the event.
      > > 4. Do all of your filtering/cleanup after the Editor saves it's
      > data, but before you post it to the server..
      > >
      > > Hope that helps :)
      > > Dav
      > >
      > > Dav Glass
      > > dav.glass@
      > > blog.davglass.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > + Windows: n. - The most successful computer virus, ever. +
      > > + A computer without a Microsoft operating system is like a dog
      > > without bricks tied to its head +
      > > + A Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer is to computing what a
      > > McDonalds Certified Food Specialist is to fine cuisine +
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message ----
      > > From: aaanwar <arman.anwar@>
      > > To: ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Friday, February 1, 2008 5:28:40 PM
      > > Subject: [ydn-javascript] Rich Text Editor -- stip out the style
      > when doing a paste
      > >
      > > Greetings,
      > >
      > > I want to be able to strip out any styling (or preferably select
      > > styling elements) when a user pasts text into the editor.
      > > -- similar to special paste in Microsoft Office Applications.
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > Arman.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > >
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