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How to destroy editor, not just hide?

Postby tkambler on Mon May 04, 2009 6:48 pm

I have an application that's heavy on Ajax... Multiple instances of Wymeditor are created on the page, but after the initial "submit," each submit always pulls data from the first Wymeditor that was created on the page. I've seen posts in the forum about how to hide the editor (turn on, off)... but is there a way to destroy the editor? As in, remove it completely from the DOM? Something like...

$.wymeditors(0).destroy();

Thank you for your input!

Tim
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Re: How to destroy editor, not just hide?

Postby mr_lundis on Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:55 pm

Hi!
Edit: Take a look at jfh's example below. Another option could be to repopulate the same editor with new content instead of creating new instances (doing so would also avoid the cost of reinitializing the editor which is relatively expensive.)

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Re: How to destroy editor, not just hide?

Postby jfh on Fri Jun 05, 2009 8:43 pm

Following code should help, calling update() and removing WYMeditor instances from the DOM and the instances array:
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jQuery.each(WYMeditor.INSTANCES, function() {
      this.update();
      $(this._box).remove();
      $(this._element).show();
      delete this;
});
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