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Xinha – hidden editors do not initialise correctly

As most web developers will know, there’s a plethora of tools out there on the Web that can provide What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) editing capabilities within web browsers.

My weapon of choice in this arena has always been Xinha – pronounced Xena (like the Warrior Princess) – mainly because the editor itself is very configurable and easily integrates into my custom Content Management platform.

I came across an issue this morning however, where having multiple instances of the Xinha editor on a single web page – with some of the instances initially hidden, caused problems. When the hidden editors were made visible, they didn’t work properly – they were frozen and did not respond to mouse or keyboard input.

I’ve come up with a quick workaround that gets around the problem without requiring much in the way of recoding.

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Like and Share this post to win £1,000,000!

Over the last few weeks, I’ve noticed a trend of new "scams" on Facebook. I’ve put that in quotes, because I can’t really see how the "scammer" benefits other than getting more likes and shares on their Facebook pages, but maybe there is some nasty data-sharing going on that I’m not aware of.

Each one has a similar setup – a picture is uploaded advertising a new piece of technology, with some cockamamie excuse as to why said technology is being given away.

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Gallery: Car History

When I first started driving, back in 2004, I simply thought of cars as a means of getting from A to B. Sometimes, I yearn for those days – simply because nowadays I tend to change cars more often than I change my pants. All of the cars pictured above have been owned by me […]

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