edittwiki 0.1.4

edittwiki provides an external editor wrapper for TWiki wiki topics.
edittwiki provides an external editor wrapper for TWiki wiki topics.

editTwiki lets you use your favorite editor to edit TWiki topics. It is written in Python and compiled into a Java jar using Jython, which makes it a regular Java application packaged into a jar.


You must have installed a current JRE/JDK for your platform and the java executable should be in your path. To test this, run java -version from a command prompt. You should get a response from your java installation with its release information.


editTwiki is written in python and compiled into a java jar using Jython which makes it a regular java application packaged into a jar.

To install it, unzip the distribution into an installation directory. Next add the distribution's bin directory to your path and add the edittwiki.jar file to your CLASSPATH. Next, define the EDITTWIKI environment variable to point to to the edittwiki.cfg config file and edit the config file to reflect the twiki installation you want to use it with. Once you are setup, run the following:

# java edittwiki --help

This should display the usage information. You are done and ready to work.

What's New in This Release:

Initial support for sensible exception and error reporting was added.
TWiki forms are handled safely.
A cgibin configuration file entry was added to allow users to specify the "bin" directory that contains the twiki scripts.
Tempfile creation bugs on Linux were fixed.

last updated on:
February 13th, 2007, 13:05 GMT
developed by:
Ed Taekema
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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