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New Text Editor (Feature #716)

Added by Brian Jacobi at 2011-11-17 10:57 pm. Updated at 2013-06-22 11:42 pm.

Status:Open Start date:2011-11-17
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


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The current text editor is a bit limiting. In a system like Jira, users can paste in straight tables from excel or other applications.


Updated by Chris Dähn at 2011-11-24 07:09 pm

+1 Sadly Chili misses a more comfortable editor (with WYSIWYG or comparable). As long term Trac user this missing feature is an extreme draw back :-(

The only way I solved that was to introduce a separate Wiki - a pity because you can't search it via Chili - which works awesome in Trac :-(

Updated by Marcelo Fernandes at 2011-12-12 12:29 am

+1 for WYSIWYG wiki editor

Updated by Tomáš Jukin at 2012-07-22 10:57 pm

+1 for CodeMirror (, there is even a Rails gem aout there for it: - CodeMirror is not a WYSIWYG, but it is awesome (and is has support for every WYSIWYM syntax markdown/textile/...


If we want a WYSIWYG best option would be Rich, which is an updated variant of CKEditor. Rich is also available as a gem -

Updated by Chris Dähn at 2013-06-22 11:42 pm

Additional Info:
Currently a Textile-based WYSIWYG editor is available in a very early / alpha version for Redmine:

This is the IMHO best solution to satisfy users who want WYSIWIG and other users who still want textile syntax.

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