[TYPO3-50-general] Nice layout

Martin Kutschker masi-no at spam-typo3.org
Fri Dec 5 10:27:25 CET 2008

Tapio Markula schrieb:
> Xavier Perseguers kirjoitti:
>> Hi,
>>> In order to get nice layout, Typo3 would need tinyMCE as editor and
>>> the same tab style for the entire BE.
>>> Htmlarea is really ugly - table etc. dialogs looks really horrible.
>> Did I missed something or is TYPO3 v5 already running somewhere? This
>> is the mailing list of v5, not v4 and AFAIK the backend of this new
>> version of TYPO3 does not exist at all. 
> but always Typo3 will need RTE regardless what is the basic structure
> How could tinyMCE fit better there than any other editor?
> I just compare with htmlarea now
> * htmlarea has very ugly big dialogs - tinyMCE has smart and beautiful
> dialogs
> * build-in linkhandler
> * excellent support of editor templates
> * widerly supported in other CMS and maintained well
> Maybe Typo3 5 will be changes so than none of existing editors don't
> work but I just would propose to use tinyMCE instead of htmlarea

As ExtJS is currently the JS framework that is considered for the BE I
think that the first option to investigate would probably the one used
by (shipped with) ExtJS.

Anyway, all integration work of HTMLarea and tinyMCE done for TYPO3 4.x
will be lost anyway.


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