[LON-CAPA-users] essay response and wysiwyg / HTMLarea

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-users@mail.lon-capa.org
Tue, 29 Jan 2008 17:45:53 -0500


In 2.6.x, we switched the WYSIWYG editor we are using, hopefully  
leading to less broken HTML.

- Gerd.

On Jan 29, 2008, at 4:25 PM, Ray Batchelor wrote:

> There would seem to be some issues w.r.t to using wysiwyg and  
> HTMLarea.
> Has anyone else been having problems with student use of this?
> How are you handling it?
> Some students seem to get broken html when using this in their  
> essayresponses.
> Experimenting with it, I find some rather non-intuitive things
> occurring, but can't exactly reproduce yet the kinds of things some
> students are reporting.
> Any experts out there?
> I noticed that sometimes if I just immediately inserted a table as the
> first thing I did on an essay response, it appeared to put the table
> out side the body tags --  which made it inaccessible.
> There may be other things which I can't quite put into focus yet.
> There may be some connectivity issues going on simultaneously which
> are confusing me...
> not really sure yet.
> Maybe someone has published a document explaining the use of this  
> wysiwyg?
> -- 
> Raymond J. Batchelor
> Dept of Chemistry
> Simon Fraser University
> http://www.sfu.ca/loncapaconference/
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