On 7 June 2010 13:19, Jaap Karssenberg <jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com> wrote: > I think we need further discussion how and when to allow wiki syntax > and when to assume verbatim text. I really want to keep the feature > that you can write wiki syntax directly into zim without the need for > all the gui elements to do formatting. I don't want to simply remove > this feature.
Agreed. > Also just adding an option to switch this feature off is > no real solution as it does not give much control and basically has > the same result as removing the feature. > How about a toolbar icon toggle (like the Show Index and Edit Page icons) and a keyboard shortcut? Then it's less of an "option" and more of a "feature". > Since your case seems to be especially about pasting code snippets, > one solution could be to paste blocks of text as verbatim paragraphs. > E.g. have a "paste as verbatim" menu item, and add an option to paste > as verbatim by default. The thing is that I don't want my code snippets in "verbatim" formatting. If for no other reason (and there are other reasons), I don't like the fixed-width font. > However such options may be unintelligible to less technical users, > but not sure about that. > No more than any of the other options. I think that it is quite clear, and I'm the first to cry if something is not intuitive! > Ideally I would like a proposal that results in doing the right thing > in all cases without forcing the user to go through an elaborate set > of customization options. > Of course, do it once and do it right. That is why I think that the toolbar option may be best. -- Dotan Cohen http://gibberish.co.il http://what-is-what.com _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp