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FORMS_What type of form for TinyMCE editing


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24 March 2007 at 1:26pm (Last edited: 24 March 2007 9:48pm), Community Member, 33 Posts

I'm would like to edit content in two different languages and I don't know what type of form do I have do use for TinyMCE to work like it works for basic content?


24 March 2007 at 9:47pm (Last edited: 24 March 2007 9:48pm), Community Member, 33 Posts

I found it. It is HtmlEditField type.
I someone would like to play with forms u can find the code in sapphire/forms/


5 April 2007 at 11:52am (Last edited: 5 April 2007 12:24pm), Community Member, 46 Posts

Is there a wiki entry showing each type and how to use them... or do we just look in sapphire/forms

I have

$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new HtmlEditorField('Column2'), 'Left Column');

this displays ok but can't save.


6 April 2007 at 7:56pm (Last edited: 6 April 2007 8:05pm), Forum Moderator, 921 Posts

Admittedly this is something which is lacking in documentation.

The HtmlEditorField takes arguments in this form: HtmlEditorField($name, $title, $rows, $cols)

$name = code value of the field (required)
$title = a label for the field (leave blank like "" if none wanted)
$rows = how many rows long it should be (optional)
$cols = how many columns long it should be (optional)

typically you would do something like this:

$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.Main", new HtmlEditorField("RightContent,"Right Content"),"Content");

the last ,"Content" part is only if you want to include this field before the Content field. In your case, sarahk; you need to use a code value instead of one with spaces in it.


11 April 2007 at 10:29pm (Last edited: 11 April 2007 10:32pm), Community Member, 46 Posts

thanks for the answer

I've added

$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new HtmlEditorField('Column2', 'Column 2'), 'Left Column');

but now when I do a db/flush I get

Fatal error: Class 'HtmlEditor' not found in /home/mysite/domains/ on line 36

I've removed the offending line but now when I try to get the site I just see


The website server has not been able to respond to your request.

The only solution I can see is to reinstall...