TinyMCE vs SimpleMDE

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ccbc
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Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:41 pm

Is it just me or the new TinyMCE doesn't render the text formatting of previous entries? Instead of having text in bold per example, I see ***text*** and so on.

I tried to revert to SimpleMDE as it was fast and simple (eh!), but the toolbar has no icon anymore. Not sure why. Can we still use SimpleMDE?
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Jay
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Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:57 pm

Content editors you mention doesn't operate in the same way.
TinyMCE is a wysiwyg html editor, while simplemde (obsolete and replaced with an updated fork in B>3.9.0) is a markdown editor (while still allowing to use html formatting), and it's code is rendered to html by bludit's core function on the fly.

If you created content using markdown and want to switch to wysiwyg html (tinymce) the simplest way for you is to visit the page you are going to edit, see its source, copy html code of the content, disable content editor plugin, paste the html code and save the post.
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Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:39 pm

Because SimpleMDE is no longer maintained by the developer Bludit comes now with the Markup editor EasyMDE. If SimpleMDE is actived it's a setting from an earlier version of Bludit.

I have to look at TinyMCE, because also content with Markdown should work with the editor.
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Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:52 pm

Ok thanks!
Any idea why SimpleMDE lost all toolbar icons since 3.9.1?
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Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:06 pm

ccbc wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:52 pm
Ok thanks!
Any idea why SimpleMDE lost all toolbar icons since 3.9.1?
I have to investigate it. :twisted:

But anyway I recommend to use EsayMDE or try Tail.Writer:

https://plugins.bludit.com/plugin/tail-writer
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Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:18 pm

By default TinyMCE converts the following Markdown code:

"*" to italic
"***" to bold
"#" to "h1"
"##" to "h2"
"###" to "h3"
"####" to "h4"
"#####" to "h5"
"###### to "h6"
"1." to an ordered list
"* " to an unordered list
"- " to an unordered list

The code is converted, when text is entered. Existing code has to be converted with "Enter" (line feed).

The text will be saved as HTML code.
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