[MediaWiki-l] [Wikitech-l] New extension, VEForAll, enables VisualEditor for use in other textareas

יגאל חיטרון khitron at post.bgu.ac.il
Wed Jul 18 12:52:05 UTC 2018


Of course. Usually, I do not try to run a software that wasn't installed
yet. ;-) But how probably is this probably? Thank you,
Igal


2018-07-18 3:43 GMT+03:00 Yaron Koren <yaron at wikiworks.com>:

> Hi,
>
> Probably... but only on a wiki that has VEForAll installed on it, of
> course.
>
> -Yaron
>
> ‪On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 8:34 PM ‫יגאל חיטרון‬‎ <khitron at gmail.com>
> wrote:‬
>
> > Hello and thank you. Does it mean I can add some code to my user
> common.js,
> > so that VE will work in edit window on all namespaces?
> > Igal (User:IKhitron)
> >
> >
> > On Jul 18, 2018 03:29, "Yaron Koren" <yaron at wikiworks.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I'm very excited to announce the release of a new MediaWiki extension:
> > VEForAll. Its name stands for "VisualEditor For All", and it provides
> > something that some people have been asking about for a long time - a way
> > to incorporate the VisualEditor interface into textarea inputs other than
> > the one in the standard VisualEditor tab.
> >
> > The VEForAll extension works by providing a JavaScript function that,
> when
> > called on a textarea input, adds the VisualEditor interface to it (if the
> > VisualEditor extension is already installed). So the extension itself
> > doesn't actually do anything - instead, it provides an API for other
> > extensions to use. At the moment, two extensions can already make use of
> > VEForAll if it's there: CommentStreams and Page Forms. (You need to use
> the
> > latest version of either extension to get it working.)
> >
> > You can read more about VEForAll, and download it, here:
> >
> > https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:VEForAll
> >
> > This extension has five credited authors, although most of the credit
> goes
> > to the first two: Pierre Boutet and Clément Flipo of the consulting
> company
> > Dokit, and the site Wikifab. I feel like I should give both the company
> and
> > site a plug, in their honor:
> >
> > http://www.dokit.io/en/about-us
> > https://wikifab.org/wiki/Accueil
> >
> > Please feel free to try out the extension, and let us know on the talk
> page
> > if you run into any problems.
> >
> > -Yaron
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