@agusputra I agree with your suggestion about helper buttons. The open source project Rocket Chat has an unobtrusive way of hinting basic Markdown syntax.
Simply a line of greyed text that becomes regular text on mouseover
It might be useful to have something like this at the bottom of the editor input field.
@baris thanks. I realised there's some issues with redactor munging the data.
When code is insered inside a <pre/> block, switching between HTML and WYSIWYG views will munge the content to HTML entitites.
You can recreate this issue on this page:
Switch to code view and add some HTML inside the <pre/> block. I entered:
Switch to WYSIWYG and back to code and it has been replaced by:
This breaks the ability to parse that code later with syntax highlighters.
Mystery man/woman made a pull request that we merged into the Redactor plugin:
They're the first developer to make a pull request against the plugin and deserves some props! Thank you philburr! =D
Here is footage of them (or someone who looks like them, or someone that doesn't) coding:
Do you know who (on our forum) this is?
If you're able to contribute to the plugin please hack away 😃