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ASCIISvg Plugin for TinyMCE in Plone for drawing a graph of function in SVG

Project description

Introduction

A TinyMCE plugin for Plone to render a function of a graph as SVG and it requires a browser that can render SVG.

It is based on the TinyMCE plugin written by David Lippman as part of the IMathAS project: http://www.imathas.com/. A demo of the IMathAS version of the plugin is available here: http://www.imathas.com/editordemo/demo.html

For FullMarks (and Plone), the plugin has been modified to always render SVG and not use any fallbacks that generate images server-side.

Additionally it uses the latest version (ver 2.0) of the ASCIIMATH javascript library by Peter Jipsen available here: http://mathcs.chapman.edu/~jipsen/mathml/asciimath.html

This plugin was developed as part of the FullMarks project funded by the Shuttleworth Foundation, an open educational repository of model questions and answers. See http://www.fullmarks.org.za and http://github.com/fullmarks for more information.

Installation

  1. Add as an egg to your buildout and rerun buildout:

    [buildout]
    eggs =
        fullmarks.tinymceplugins.asciisvg
    
  2. Navigate to Add-ons in the Site Setup area of your Plone site.

  3. Activate the TinyMCE ASCIISvg plugin

Changelog

1.3

  • Prevent users from adding an invalid function to the graph. Show an error and ask them to re-enter the function.
  • use single quotes when adding equations to dropdown list since double quotes don’t work on Chrome.
  • use regexp syntax for string replacement since the global match flag (eg s.replace(substr, newsubstr, ‘g’) is not supported by Chrome.

1.2

  • use span rather than div as container to allow inline display of graphs
  • Embed svg source in hidden CDATA section alongside ASCIISvg script. NOTE: Plone 3’s safe_html transform swallows CDATA, Plone 4 works correctly.

1.1

  • use jq instead of $ to invoke jquery for Plone 3 compatibility

1.0

  • Initial release

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