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Opened 12 years ago

Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#21536 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Better editor background

Reported by: azaozz's profile azaozz Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: TinyMCE Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


When the editor body has max-width (most newer themes set that) the body in the TinyMCE iframe is aligned left or right (RTL), and the content suddenly stops in the middle (if the browser window is wide). This doesn't look good and is a bit weird and unexpected.

Attachments (2)

editor-bg.png (29.1 KB) - added by azaozz 12 years ago.
21536.patch (1.7 KB) - added by azaozz 12 years ago.

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Change History (12)

12 years ago

#1 @azaozz
12 years ago

Centering the body and adding a light background color to the html element looks a lot better (and resembles desktop editors most users are familiar with).

12 years ago

#2 @azaozz
12 years ago

21536.patch adds a centered white background on the html element and centers the body. The same effect can be achieved with CSS 3 (without an actual image) but wouldn't work in IE.

#3 @azaozz
12 years ago

In [21495]:

Better editor background, take one, see #21536

#4 follow-up: @toscho
12 years ago

  • Cc info@… added

What I do in my editor stylesheets to stretch the body:

	background:         #bbb;
	height:             100%;
	max-width:          620px;
	background:         #eee;
	margin:             0 auto;
	padding:            20px;
	min-height:         100%;
	box-sizing:         border-box;

Note the box-sizing – it prevents unnecessary scroll bars.

#5 in reply to: ↑ 4 @azaozz
12 years ago

Replying to toscho:

What I do in my editor stylesheets to stretch the body...

Yeah, tried several similar styles. One problem with them is that when inserting a floated image the body doesn't stretch and looks "broken". Another problem is browser differences: without using background-image the css needs 4 variations to cover all supported browsers (yeah, IE7 too).

A nice way of doing this is to create a "flat" gradient for background-image with css3 instead of using a real image. Not working in IE < 10 though.

Last edited 12 years ago by azaozz (previous) (diff)

#6 @azaozz
12 years ago

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Wontfix, see [21532].

Last edited 12 years ago by azaozz (previous) (diff)

#7 @SergeyBiryukov
12 years ago

  • Milestone 3.5 deleted

This ticket was mentioned in IRC in #wordpress-dev by avryl. View the logs.

10 years ago

#9 @ericlewis
9 years ago

Version 0, edited 9 years ago by ericlewis (next)

#10 @ericlewis
9 years ago

#31967 was marked as a duplicate.

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