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Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 20 months ago

#184 reopened enhancement

WebDAV for document uploads and editing

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: anybody
Priority: normal Component: Request-a-Hack
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Trac Release: 0.8

Description

include a webdav module for attaching and editing documents, like http://akadav.sourceforge.net/.

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comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by jornh

Please explain the usage scenario a bit further.

I don't understand why you need this when Subversion already can be configured to support webdav, see http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.webdav.autoversioning.html - it even gives you version control :-)

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by jornh

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Without a better usage scenario justification there is no big point in doing this. Closing the ticket for now.

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by anonymous

  • Resolution invalid deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

see #2755.

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by anonymous

see #T2755

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by coderanger

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

For the reasons cited in the p.e.c ticket, this is not a useful request.

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by sfandino@…

  • Resolution wontfix deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Trac Release set to 0.8

I would like to use WebDAV to edit wiki pages with my preferred editor instead of using the limited browser built-in.

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by rjollos

  • Summary changed from webdav for document uploads and editing to WebDAV for document uploads and editing

One option you might take a look at is the WikiEditorForEclipsePlugin. That doesn't allow you to use 'any editor', but might be preferable to you if you are a fan of Eclipse.

comment:8 Changed 3 years ago by anonymous

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/its-all-text/

It would still be really nice to use WebDAV for managing attachments, since the web-based attachment interface can never be as simple as a folder.

comment:9 Changed 20 months ago by anonymous

This request actually is easier to setup than you think.

What I would like to be able to do is edit the trac attachments directly from trac. So no downloading, saving, opening, editing, uploading. Just directly click on an "edit link" in trac, open the attachment, edit it, and when saving, it is updated directly on trac.

The trac attachments are stored on disc in your trac directory. So I setup webdav on apache for that directly. See http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_dav.html for more info.
This way you can directly open trac attachments using webdav, edit them and save them, and trac will also have the updated version. The only thing missing is a link in trac with the attachment, giving you the webdav link so you can directly open it from the webbrowser. That would be teriffic.

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