[Project_owners] Editor content

Matthew Wilson matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk
Sun Sep 10 15:45:16 EDT 2006


Michael Buckley wrote:
> I want to use an xul editor in my extension for text input, because a
> textbox dose not allows for adding color to section of text for color
> coding, like done in the view source window.
> 
> But my problem is getting the text out of the editor.  doc.textContent
> returns all the text with out the line breaks.  doc.innerHTML returns
> all the br tags and all the <> converted to &lt; &gt; and no line
> breaks.  So how can this be done?  Thunder Bird appears to be able to do
> this when a message is set a plain text so it must be possible.

What if you use XMLSerializer on the document?

Matthew



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