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MT Text formatting buttons in Mozilla

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Blogzilla has a ready-made template that will enable the IE-specfic buttons in Movable Type, based on code from Kurcula. Very nice. I’ve taken the technique and added it to the bookmarklet entry template as well. Backup your MT 2.63 bm_entry.tpml from MTPath/tmpl/cms/edit_entry.tmpl and replace it with this copy: bm_entry.tpml.

Erik
May 16, 2003 7:38 AM

Very sweet. Installed it and it works nice. Thank you much. :)

Jacob
May 19, 2003 4:10 AM

Will it still work in IE though?

Adam Kalsey
May 19, 2003 7:57 AM

Yes. MT does some browser-sniffing and only shows the changes you are using Mozilla.

Jacob
May 19, 2003 9:48 AM

Doh..was about to ask why it didn't work, then realised I only have MT 2.51..

Joshua Kaufman
May 21, 2003 6:10 AM

It's about time we get those buttons in Moz! Thanks for the pointer.

Marie
May 23, 2003 10:26 PM

Thanks for the buttons. Very nice site you have here.

Trackback from yarbroughs dot org
May 25, 2003 9:59 PM

Yay, I have formatting buttons again!

Excerpt: Mozilla Firebird can now use the "IE-only" text formatting buttons in Movable Type's "New Entry" screen, thanks to a small hack.

Trackback from p a s s i o n + r e a s o n
June 4, 2003 9:31 AM

MT Text formatting buttons in Mozilla

Excerpt: This (kurcula.com: Hacking MT) is very sweet. However, you should get your bm_entry.tmpl From Kalsey's site. bm_entry.tmpl is for the...

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August 28, 2003 11:59 PM

entry edit buttons - moz

Excerpt: Blogzilla: Rich Tex Editing in Movable Type Adam Kalsey: MT Text formatting buttons in Mozilla Kurcula: entry-editing buttons in mozilla...

Trackback from Blogula Rasa
August 18, 2004 6:44 PM

Buttons! Need Buttons!

Excerpt: Yo, myDavid, here's that link for getting the rich text editor buttons to work in Mozilla on the bookmarklet popup...

Chari
February 16, 2005 5:29 AM

Is there a hack for MT 3.x sites for this? The edit_entry.tmpl file doesn't appear to be the same for this version, and I don't want to completely munge the whole thing.

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