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Generic, extensible Autocomplete for InputfieldCKEditor

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After building the ProcessMentions module and another autocomplete module for images, I found that I am going to need even more of these, but things were going to get repetitive. So I refactored the whole thing into a basic autocompletion module and individual "actions".

The result is Autocomplete for CKEditor (GitHub).

To try out,

  • Install the module and actions
    ProcessCKInlineComplete_install_2.png.dbb5a539292cbe72e323d320ab4d670a.png
     
  • Enable actions in the settings of any CKEditor field
    ProcessCKInlineComplete_user_action.png.bf8404401e10fbb65adb3ae6342d08dd.png
     
  • Edit a page with this field, type "@" and some characters for the  and enjoy
    ProcessCKInlineComplete_editing.thumb.gif.8fd15db4b1507c255985192ad30ede69.gif

There are still a few things I need to implement. ATM, it only supports single characters as triggers for the autocomplete. I'd like to change that to combinations so I don't run out of special characters at some point. I also have to add a few more configuration options (like search only at the beginning or also in the middle of the searched string). The documentation for custom styling also needs some work.

I have tried to keep things generic. Implementing your own actions should be quite straight forward. The README at GitHub illustrates the main steps and the supplied action classes have inline documentation. I would love to get some feedback or even see some third party InlineCompleteAction implementations.

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This seem exactly what i need at this moment, especially for hanna :), will try it out definitely, thank you!

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Just installed it, first thing i noticed that it doesn't work with custom hanna tags, works with "[[", but not with custom one "{{" i currently use for hanna codes 

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Thanks for pointing that out. I never changed that setting in production, so I didn't think of that. The latest github master (0.1.4) now uses the settings defined in TextformatterHannaCode's config both when inserting the pattern and as the trigger for autocompletion.

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this is working really well for inserting images, audio players and videos from a central media library, inline into ck editor. It saves so much time since it is so fast to insert the page reference to the media item... and i can just intercept my custom insert templates and replace with the video player popup, or audio player (soundmanager2), or responsive image...

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