WebView and Aloha Editor
Fabrizio.Giudici at tidalwave.it
Sat Jun 29 12:44:57 PDT 2013
First, as this is my first post here, cheers to everybody.
So far I've been using WebView - other than pure HTML rendering - e.g. in
application, and it worked fine. It only needed some patches to the
works with a WebKit browser, it's going to work with WebView.
Now I'm developing a JavaFX application that provides editing features to
a CMS. One of the features is the editing of XHTML documents. The
HTMLEditor component does a very poor job of rendering, and I want
(Aloha Editor) with WebView (and a small embedded webserver under the
I supposed there were not major problems, as Aloha works well with WebKit
browsers. Instead some surprise came: some things work and some are
broken, e.g. selecting a sequence of characters and applying a bold style
eats up some parts.
in WebKit. Am I wrong?
PS After some more analysis, I wonder whether this is related to the font
rendering engine. When I do a text selection, I see that the selection box
is not precisely placed over the original text, but often it appears with
the text manipulation in Aloha works, but I wonder whether a font
rendering that is not the original of WebKit can cause harm.
Fabrizio Giudici - Java Architect @ Tidalwave s.a.s.
"We make Java work. Everywhere."
http://tidalwave.it/fabrizio/blog - fabrizio.giudici at tidalwave.it
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