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Greetings all,

i tried a lot but can't figure out how is it possible to have 2 or more instance of a wysiwyg editor in one page. I have written a correct code with only 1 wysiwyg editor, then i changed only variable name so it will be different from an editor to another ... but still not wrking ... any idea, or solution from the web ?

Thanks for any help ... :)

<html>
...
<form >
...
<!-- WYSIWYG Editor 1-->
<html>
....
</html>
<!-- /WYSIWYG Editor 1-->
...
<!-- WYSIWYG Editor 2-->
<html>
...
</html>
<!-- /WYSIWYG Editor 2-->

</form >
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Question by:Hatemben
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by:jdewerth
ID: 9934040
you didn't mention language but I'm assuming VB

try this page it gives all types of info on multiple inststances
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by:Hatemben
ID: 9934169
It's not problem of language, u can check any WYSIWYG editor for ie, it's all written in JS. i've read that webpage, but don't see in what that could be usefull ...

Thanks anyway :)
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Shattuc earned 400 total points
ID: 11746383
Once you close the <html>tag, the browser doesn't go hunting for another one to open. that is the only problem with your code.
Browser opens, finds <html> processes everything from that point forward.
and If I remember correctly, you can forget to close the <html> tag, and it still doesn't care. but once you close it, it stops processing after that.

instead of using multiple instances of <html>
use a <table> instead.

so like this

<html>
<head><title>multiple wisiwyg</title>
</head>
<body>
<table>
<tr>
<td>wysiwyg 1 code</td>
<td>wysiwyg 1 code</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

you can just keep pasting the html for the wysiwyg editor in every <td> you make.

with this layout you could put in as many as you wanted till you ran out of memory and windows threw a BSOD at you (Blue Screen Of Death).

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by:Shattuc
ID: 11746392
and you don't need to change the code name, it will load one as many times as you want, provided you open and close all your tags properly, remember, Nesting, not overlapping.
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by:Hatemben
ID: 11782379
It should be different names coz i'm using id as reference for each menu, anyway i think this thread have to be closed. I'll just give pts to Shattuc.
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