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I wanted to write my own custom Editor with its viewer modul. So I put both Editor and Viewer php classes in the qa-plugin/my-editor directory. The qa-plugin.php file loads both the editor and the view as follows:

qa_register_plugin_module('editor', 'my-editor.php', 'my_editor', 'My Editor');
qa_register_plugin_module('viewer', 'my-viewer.php', 'my_viewer', 'My Viewer');

 

In the Admin->posting Console, I selected 'My Editor'. But it seems that the basic view is always selected. In the editor the data are saved in a Format 'MYFORMAT' and it is calculated that when 'MYFORMAT' it should return 1.0. But the basic view is always used.

How can I force Q2A to choose my view?

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Hi there. Can you post the code of your classes somewhere (even here?) so I can take a look. You can remove anything proprietary.
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Now it works but only with a trick. I took the Q2A basic viewer and changed only get_html and calc_quality methods. First my calc_quality looked like this
function calc_quality($content, $format)
        {           
            if ( ($format=='') || ($format=='MYFORMAT'))
                return 1.0;
            else
                return 0;
        }

But the Q2A always used the basic viewer. So instead of returning 1.0 the method now returns 1.1. In this case Q2A started to use my viewer.
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Glad you fixed it. BTW unless you want to modify how plain text is displayed, you should only return 1.0 for 'MYFORMAT', not for ''.
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Thanks! We were just implementing a BBCode Editor and had the same problem. Now with the 1.1 trick it worked :-)

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