CMS/BLOG Tool -- Word processing (RTF Tool)

Andre Garzia soapdog at mac.com
Sun Dec 18 14:00:21 CST 2005


Hi There Troy,

First there are plenty of routines to manipulate text, both styles  
and content, just check the chunk expressions and the textSyle  
property, it's very very advanced and easy to use. Spell check you'll  
have to run your own, but you can use webservices that do that if you  
want.

As for building CMS in Rev, well, many did that here, including me, I  
built half a dozen CMS in Rev, each custom one. I build them  
compatible with Blogger API 1.0 and 2.0. I also did standalone blog  
tools that could generate and mantain html pages, it's very easy to  
do that in Rev, just need to know about file i/o and chunk expressions.

Better than working with RTF is the HTMLTEXT and the textStyles of  
the field objects, it's far more flexible.

I don't know what kind of CMS you're trying to build, but if you  
could tell us more, then we could point you to some better resources.
Cheers
andre

On Dec 16, 2005, at 10:18 PM, Troy McDonald wrote:

> I want to create a CMS (Content Management System) to allow my wife to
> update things on web sites she creates. (In order for her to be able
> to type, point click and your done - type of scenario.)
>
> I'm new to Revolution and I did do some research before asking, but
> can't seem to find any type of package/plug-in/functionality to
> process text (bold, underline, strike through, spell check, etc.)
>
> This is the only thing I found (Google search):
> runrev "word processing"
>
> RAD contest...;-)
> ... Re: RAD contest...;- Peter, While you are correct in your  
> assumption that a
> full-featured Word Processing program is not currently possible in
> RunRev, I have ...
> www.runrev.com/pipermail/ use-revolution/2005-January/050172.html
>
> That page no longer exists.
>
> So, anyone know of what's available for creating/working with RTF in a
> format like (Gmail, if you are familiar with it..)?
>
> Thanks,
> Troy
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