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2:41 am on Nov 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I am looking for a WYSIWYG rich text editor to use in a form style message posting system. Most WYSIWYG editors on the market are full fledged frontpage style webpage editors. Are there any scaled down editors that would better suit a forum for posting messages (basic text formatting, insert images, alignment, smilies, etc). Don't tables, cells, html previews, etc. Any recommendations?
5:50 am on Nov 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

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The FCKeditor gets pretty good reviews. It depends on the output you need and browser compatibility you want I guess. Is that too much?
2:13 pm on Nov 10, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I've found RichTextEditor very good (www.richtexteditor.org). It's open source so it's totally free and you can easily customize it as much or as little as you like.
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This one looks pretty good too

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12:21 am on Nov 16, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I need a rich text editor with the following characteristics:

small footprint (loads fast)
I only need very simple formatting - b / i / lists / styles
<p> and not <div> for paragraphs
applies styles to <p>

That, is, if I apply a style, I want it to : <p class="mystyle">

I've been using HtmlArea 2 for some time, but it doesn't work in FireFox :(

I've checked out a number - fckeditor, tinymce, etc - but they all seem like overkill, and most seem to use <div> instead of <p>

Any ideas?

added (just noticed this on a different thread):

BTW Firefox and Mozilla do not play nice with WYSIWYG editors and paragraph tags. You'll likely be stuck with separating lines with <br> or with using IE or with tearing your hair out.

Is this true?
 

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