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Feature Proposal: Icon bullet lists

Motivation

Sometimes it is handy to have nice looking bullets with icons instead of plain bullets. The RenderListPlugin and the TreeBrowserPlugin already support bullets with icons, indicated with * icon:<url> Bullet text. This proposal brings the feature into the core.

Description and Documentation

Unordered bullets can optionally be rendered with an icon. Example:

   * Normal bullet list item
   * icon:person List item with "person" icon instead of bullet (can be in same list)

The icon name can be any of the TWikiDocGraphics icons.

Examples

   * This has a normal bullet
   * icon:person [[%USERSWEB%.UserList][Users]]
   * icon:group [[%USERSWEB%.TWikiGroups][Groups]]
   * icon:notify [[%BASEWEB%.WebNotify][Notifications]]
   * icon:empty This is an empty bullet

Renders as: (simulated)

Impact

WhatDoesItAffect: Rendering

Implementation

Test implementation already done.

-- Contributors: PeterThoeny - 2012-10-13

Discussion

Alternatively, a longer syntax could be this:

The advantage is that icons can be specified that are not in the TWikiDocGraphics library. Which syntax is better? I prefer the shorter one as proposed.

-- PeterThoeny - 2012-10-14

This is now accepted after 7 days feedback period.

-- PeterThoeny - 2012-10-20

This is now implemented in SVN trunk. TWikiEditingShorthand doc is updated as well.

TWiki.org TWiki is patched as well. Test:

   * icon:tip Icon list
      * icon:led-red Full
      * icon:led-green OK
   * icon:unchecked Item 1
   * icon:checked Item 2
   * icon:empty No bullet
  • Icon list
    • Full
    • OK
  • Item 1
  • Item 2
  • No bullet

-- PeterThoeny - 2012-10-20

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