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Thread began 1/21/2011 7:07 pm by Jenny I | Last modified 1/25/2011 7:40 am by Jenny I | 1166 views | 6 replies |

Jenny I

New Html Editor 3

Thanks for this I really needed it.

Just have a few questions.

How difficult would it be to completely re skin the design of the file manager?. I need to use this as a standalone in an iframe on one is my pages so I need to make it look similar to the design.

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YellowCircleWeb

You can change the skin colour of the editor to match your site very easily from within the HTML Editor settings when inserting it into a page. However, you may want to wait a little bit before taking the plunge with the upgrade as there appears to be a serious bug in HTML Editor 3 relating to the use of custom styles - see this post for details showthread.php?t=18408

I'm hoping to get an answer to the problem from WebAssist on Monday (I'm assuming they don't work weekends).

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Jenny I

I think that I may have spotted some bugs too or not understood the feature tour tutorial. At the moment I am only using the standalone file manager but I am having problems.

1. I run through the file manager wizard and apply all my settings (I already have security assist access rules set up) and I select the appropriate rule and click ok. I then complete all my settings and click ok.
2. I preview the the form, click on file upload browse button and the file manage pops up.

  Problems
-Does not ask me to log in. (possible solution: I did not apply an access rule to the index.php of KFM directory. Is this the problem?)
-The file directory panel constantly hangs and sometimes does not load.
-When I attempt to upload a file into the file manager directly and click "upload" nothing happens in "Icon" view. I have to switch to "list" view and back to icon view to see the new file.  



In addition I just have a few more questions about the stanalone file manager.

1. Can I <iframe> the index.php page of the file manager into another page and manage files successfully?
2. Can a user dynamically view folders based on a user session ID (the one created by security assist). So the user can only view a folder based on a session variable?
3. Can you disable buttons based on sessions.
4. Can the standalone file manager be used in "DA multiple insert"?
5. Where can I modify denied/accepted file types?
6. Is it possible to modify (almost completely) re-skin the design of the file manager without harming the functionality? I need to make it look more like the CKEditor itself, so this will involve replacing icons, fonts, the overall background and the file icons. Would I need Javascript or php knowledge to do this?
6. Finally I need to clarify the scenario you have in the feature tour.

  You have page with a form and on the right an album gallery. If this an example of a gallery for logged in users I am guessing that question 2 is possible. You would want to restrict a logged in user to only view there folder with there albums (sub-directories) based on thier user session variable. How is the album section on the right intended to be used? By this I mean is it possible to click in each thumbnail and bring up the file manager pop-up window to display the contents of that album(sub-directory)?  



This is a really excellent extension but I just need answers to these questions so I can effectively implement the standalone file manager.

Thanks in advance

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

1) I haven't tried using an iframe for the file manager. I don't see why it wouldn't work.

2) This should be possible by using the sub-directory based on the session variable and by not showing the directory tree.

3) You can hand-code edits to the kfm files and probably accomplish this, but it isn't a supported feature.

4) I think it would work, but you'd have to try to be sure. It might take a small amount of tweaking, but since it uses a standard text field for passing data, it should be pretty easy to accomplish.

5) Under webassist/kfm/initialise.php you will find the denied file types on line120

6) You would probably want to copy the folder webassist/kfm/themes/webassist_v2 and name it for your new theme. Then update the template.html page to make design changes. Then update the design that is used from the webassist/kfm/filebrowse.js page on line 91, replacing webassist_v2 with your theme name.

7) You would probably have to do some hand-editing to get everything you are trying to do accomplished. It is possible, but not directly supported. I tried calling you to help you with some of these things over the phone but I got a voice mail.

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Jenny I

Hi Ray,

Thanks for this. Sorry I need to check that the phone number I have in my profile is my up to date number. I will make sure my profile is up to date. In the meantime I will try and apply the solutions you have given me so far.

Thanks for your dedication

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Ray BorduinWebAssist

I couldn't find a phone number associated with your account, so I actually looked up a phone number associated with an old support incident and tried that.

Feel free to ask more questions or supply sample files and I can try to give more assistance.

When you have done a new theme for the file manager let me know, I'd love to take a look at it and possibly (with your permission) try to include it in an update for others to use.

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Jenny I

Thanks Ray,

I will try my best, I will let you know if I have any problems. :)

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