LineControl – The JQuery Text Editor Plugin

Introduction:

LineControl is a Free and Open Source Jquery Plugin that allows you to add a beautiful, responsive and fast online Text Editor to your web application/site. LineControl is designed to work with Twitter Bootstrap and as a Jquery Plugin.

LineControl

This plugin was developed by the open source development team of Suyati Technologies. It’s available in Github for download.

This plugin has all basic text manipulation tools with a catchy image upload and html table features.

How it looks!

linecontrol editor

Main Advantages

  • Lightweight and highly extensible.
  • Developed in JQuery plugin method
  • Responsive design with Bootstrap
  • Easy integration with any applications
  • No third party plugins required
  • Customizable options, menus and themes
  • X-browser support.

Dependencies

The following is required for your LineControl Editor:

  • Jquery (1.9.1)
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Font-Awesome

Browser Support

LineControl uses HTML5 for some of its functions to deliver a faster user experience. LineControl works well for most Modern browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer (>=10)

How to integrate?

To add the plugin to your project, just include the JS and CSS files to your HTML template:

	

and then in your script section just call:

var editor = $("#placeHolder").Editor();

Note: You have to include bootstrap js, css and fontawesome files for the perfect functioning.

How to add a Custom option?

If you want to add custom Options to the editor just do:

editor('createMenuItem', {"text": "TouchGlasses", //Text replaces icon if its not available
    "icon":"icon icon-glass", //This is a Font-Awesome Icon
    "tooltip": "Touch Glasses",
    "custom": function(button, parameters){
    //Your Custom Function.
    alert("Cheers!!!");
    },
    "params": {'option1':"value1"} //Any custom parameters you want to pass
    //to your custom function.
});

Summary:

The TextEditor is too simple and feature rich compared to others in it’s class. The image upload process is too fast and no need of server side scripting. LineControl will be good option for those who are looking for simple and fast Texting.

Font Awesome Icons are available for Download.

Author : Arun Balakrishnan Date : 30 Sep 2013