[wp-hackers] Buttonsnap updates?

Owen Winkler ringmaster at midnightcircus.com
Wed Apr 12 11:50:53 GMT 2006

John Vanderbeck wrote:
> Recently I was using buttonsnap to add buttons for my plugin, jPortfolio (
> http://www.jwvanderbeck.com/wordpress-plugins/jportfolio/), and ran  into a
> bug in the library that prevents the AJAX Filter based button from working
> properly under Firefox when using the "basic" editor, not the visual rich
> editor.  Upon further research I found that the code was using a javascript
> method for getting the selection that is not supported on all browsers
> (There is to my knowledge no standard method for getting the selection).  My
> research showed the method used mainly only worked on IE based browsers, and
> possibly Opera, but not Mozilla based browsers.

Hmm.  I was using code from the Quicktags plugin, and it seemed to work 
to me, but if you say it doesn't...

> I was wondering what I would need to do to get this code change rolled into
> buttonsnap in some form?  Since this is a singleton class it really needs to
> be updated for everyone that uses it or else problems may develop.

You've sent me this code already, haven't you?  I just need to roll it 
in and test it.  There are another couple of things that I need to 
add/change in Buttonsnap that I'm hoping to do before making a new 
official release.


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