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Some users (particularly novice ones) may not realize that their web browser doesn't support the WYSIWIG editor and instead think that TWiki is "broken".

The attached patch uses JavaScript to test to see if the user's browser is known to support the WYSYWYG editor -- currently, this includes Firefox 1.5 and later and Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 and later (this list can be expanded once WYSYWYG support in Opera, Safari, and other web browsers starts to work properly).

This was originally reported in TWiki:Codev.DisableWYSIWYGforUnsupportedBrowsers, but moved here at the suggestion of TWiki:Main.CrawfordCurrie. The patch has been updated to include more explanatory comments.

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Summary Disable the WYSIWYG action button if the user's browser doesn't support the WYSIWYG editor
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.MarkMontague
Codebase

SVN Range Wed, 12 Apr 2006 build 9798
AppliesTo Extension
Component PatternSkin
Priority Enhancement
CurrentState New
WaitingFor

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TargetRelease n/a
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Unknown file formatdiff DisableWYSIWYGforUnsupportedBrowsers.diff r1 manage 4.2 K 2006-04-19 - 14:36 MarkMontague Patch against TWikiRelease04x00x02 with a recent version of templates/viewtopicactionbuttons.pattern.tmpl from SVN (due to TWiki:Plugins.CompareRevisionsAddOn being installed on my site)
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Topic revision: r3 - 2006-04-19 - MarkMontague
 
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