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Luigi asked on 13 Dec 2015, 10:31 PM
I've been using the editor since the 2013 q2 version without any problems , after the upgrade to the last 2015 version when a text containing tab is pasted the tabs are stripped, using the dojo I've tested with the old version and is fine with the new versione is broken. Any idea ?

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Alex Gyoshev
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answered on 16 Dec 2015, 10:03 AM

Hello Luigi,

Tab characters are collapsed in HTML content, so it is likely that this causes the issue -- can you please provide the pasted content and more detailed steps to reproduce this?

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answered on 16 Dec 2015, 01:37 PM

Hi Alex,
Attached the file from which copied and pasted, and here the test done: http://dojo.telerik.com/akoP

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Alex Gyoshev
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answered on 18 Dec 2015, 11:57 AM

Hello Luigi,

Since the linked Dojo shows a Grid widget, I tried pasting in the editor online demo. Indeed, tabs are not persisted, which happens because HTML collapses spaces. We have no plans to introduce handling of tabs in that way, but you can process the content in a the paste event handler, and provide the correct markup to the editor (perhaps even converting the tab-separated data to a HTML table).

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answered on 24 Dec 2015, 10:05 AM

Hi Alex,the problem is that the bug was introduced with newest release, the only solution was to replace the kendo editor with a razor textarea. Now it works but it is a workaround.

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Alex Gyoshev
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answered on 24 Dec 2015, 10:19 AM

Hello Luigi,

Here is an example that shows how to replace tab characters via the paste event.

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answered on 24 Dec 2015, 10:59 AM

Thanks but this is not what I need, I need to post text without any changes the \t must be remain the same, and posting this content encoded with encodeURIComponent on the server side the text will be manipulated as as simple text.

I don't need the html text I need the text flat as copied.

 

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Alex Gyoshev
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answered on 25 Dec 2015, 09:56 AM

Hello Luigi,

This is not supported anymore, as tab characters do not make sense in the HTML context without being preformatted. These can either be converted to tables or replaced with whitespace, but keeping them as tabs is confusing to users, as there is no visual difference between the whitespace.

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