[Moin-user] External Editor on Mac OS X Server
lele at seldati.it
Fri May 30 03:14:05 EDT 2003
Ellen, I'm forwarding this to a friend who owns a Mac and maybe has
something to say on the matter.
>>>>> Ellen Herzfeld l'ha dit:
Ellen> Lele, I have configured the browser and edited the
Ellen> .zope-external-edit file to no avail. I'm afraid there must
Ellen> be more to it than that to get it to work on Mac OS X with
Ellen> a Mac editor such a BBEdit which is the one I would like to
Ellen> If anyone finds a way to do this, please post it.
Ellen> At 21:10 +0200 29.05.2003, Lele Gaifax wrote:
>> >>>>> Ellen Herzfeld l'ha dit:
Ellen> Hello, I am trying to use ExternalEdit on my MoinMoin (1.1)
Ellen> wiki installed on Mac OS X Server 10.2.
Ellen> When I click on the ExternalEdit_lele link which appears at
Ellen> the bottom of the page, all that happens is the download of
Ellen> the wiki page page in text format. Is something else
Ellen> supposed to happen?
Ellen> Of course I can then edit the page in whatever editor I
Ellen> choose but I then have to get the page back into the wiki.
Ellen> How is it supposed to work?
>> the external editor action, with the help of a locally
>> installed script, should effectively open a "tunnel" with your
>> preferred editor, so that each time you save the document, the
>> helper script will actually build up an HTTP request and send
>> it back to the MoinMoin action that in turn will save the page.
>> Your browser should be configured in such a way that when it
>> receives a document with a content type like
>> "application/x-moin-edit", it'd launch the helper app
>> ("moineedit.py"): the latter will consult it's configuration
>> file to find out which editor is most appropriate (keep in mind
>> that the original work is Zope-centric, where each document may
>> have it's own preferred editor).
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