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How do I override anchor.js from ClientResources


Hi, after I have updated the code with .16 version of EPiServer, anchors inside TinyMCE were added a validation with Regex. However, the regex doesn't include Swedish letters, so now my application doesn't work as intended.

What I want to do is to replace [a-z][a-z0-9\-\_:\.] with [\w][\w \-] inside xx/secret/CMS/2.1.82/ClientResources/editor/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/js/anchor.js

This is placed inside VPP folder under 2.1.82 version. If I add an IHttpHandler, I would need to add this path /secret/CMS/2.1.82/ClientResources/editor/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/js/ to it and when EPiServer issues a new update I would need to change the number.

Is this the best way or there is a better one?

The other option is to change the file manually in VPP, which is even worse.

Sep 19, 2013 11:17

Actually, I needed to change this with [a-zA-ZåäöÅÄÖ][a-zA-ZåäöÅÄÖ0-9\-\_:\.]

I added this to web.config:

  <location path="secret/CMS/2.1.82/ClientResources/editor/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/js">
        <add name="TinyMceExtendedValidElements" path="/secret/CMS/2.1.82/ClientResources/editor/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/js/anchor.js" verb="GET" type="KemI.Web.Business.EPiServerUI.TinyMceConfig.AnchorFileHandler, KemI.Web" />


And the AnchorFileHandler looks like this:

    public class AnchorFileHandler : IHttpHandler
        public bool IsReusable
            get { return true; }

        public void ProcessRequest(HttpContext context)
            var newUrl = "/ClientResources/editor/tiny_mce/themes/advanced/js/anchor.js";


This means that when the version changes, I need to update the web.config file.

If someone has a better idea, I would appreciate it!

Sep 19, 2013 17:51
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