[wp-hackers] Re: [wp-svn] [4349] trunk: Some UI cleanups, changes, and various miscellany.

Robin Adrianse shorty114 at shorty114.net
Tue Oct 10 23:19:46 GMT 2006

Textpattern does something like this. It has the plaintext textarea, then
another tab for just the HTML, and a preview tab.

Could do something similar -- Rich Text tab, Raw HTML tab and Preview tab
which is just an iframe.

On 10/8/06, Mark Jaquith <mark.wordpress at txfx.net> wrote:
> On Oct 6, 2006, at 6:40 PM, Matt Mullenweg wrote:
> > I was removing the headings entirely as they seemed a bit
> > redundant. I'm not crazy about how the preview works currently, but
> > I haven't figured out the best way to improve it.
> You forgot to remove it from the Page editor:
> http://img209.imageshack.us/img209/6746/wppageeditorpz1.png
> Agreed that the current preview isn't great.
> Here's an idea.  How about we add another tab above the Post
> textarea: "Preview"
> On clicking the tab, we could save the entry asynchronously, and then
> swap in an iframe (it'd need more height, but that's okay) with a
> preview of the entry.
> That'd also fix the issue of the preview loading every time you edit
> an entry, which slows you down a bit.
> --
> Mark Jaquith
> http://txfx.net/
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