On Friday, May 10, 2019 at 6:23:37 AM UTC+2, Reece Shaw wrote: > > Hey y'all, RK from the discord. >
Hi If I want to display the text of a user field (say, user-defined-field) > *and* format it I have to then workaround by somehow editing Tiddler1 's > user-defined-field while also making sure to avoid using $edit-text in a > manner that would cause the re-rendering issue. > That's a problem of browser UI focus handling. There are 3 github PR <https://github.com/Jermolene/TiddlyWiki5/pull/3747>s that try to address this issue. There is an EXPERIMENTAL test version at tiddlyspot too: http://refocusing-inputs.tiddlyspot.com/ ... It allows you to edit the "currentTiddler" ... > For a user that wants to build a UI that's a complete headache. There's a > lot to be said for the ability to have a multi-line field that is directly > attached to the tiddler itself and not as a sub-tiddler > > > 1. User defined fields, when made multi-line would not impact core > > That's not true. They would have been implemented already, if it wouldn't be a problem. > > 1. We already have the capability to embed multi-line fields into a > tiddler, we just have to use a workaround > > The problem is, that it also needs to work with the .tid file format. Which probably isn't the case for the workarounds. I don't know the workarounds, so I'm not sure here. > > 1. list filters would become less complex when displaying multiple > pieces of data linked to a single tiddler provided the user wishes to have > multiple formatted fields > > I'm not sure, what this means. > I am also of the opinion that organizationally multi-line fields are > easier to manage. I know it's a personal preference or opinion but > sometimes I have trouble navigating particularly long list fields because > the data I want to manipulate, change or reorganize might be over 100 > characters in. Some list fields when manually reorganizing can become > cumbersome, and this would help alleviate some of that as well. > There are a lot of different views, about, how to work with TW. ... Most of the time, it is highly depending on the user preferences and the actual use-case. ... We don't have a solution atm. ... That's the reason for this thread. I thought the format explained in the OP should be OK for users and it should be possible to implement it, with an acceptable amount of work. > In an ideal world I would love if a multi-line-field indicator was just a > checkbox next to the indicated field in edit mode. Then, we can default all > field editing to single line fields unless the user specifies otherwise. > There's a ton of untapped design space therein that can prevent the need > for "hacky" workarounds like users trying to over-utilize subtiddlers or > creating custom UIs. > That's an implementation detail, that should be doable. have fun! mario -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TiddlyWiki" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tiddlywiki+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/tiddlywiki. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/tiddlywiki/afade16d-6e80-4dc3-b46c-d4f9b66a3dd3%40googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.