I described the problems in [a href="http://www.realmacsoftware.com/forums/index.php/forums/viewthread/41587/
I need either a markup-based editor, or a rich editor which reflects HTML styles.
In either case I need to be able to set and to see
where I have the basic HTML building blocks applied. Namely heading, paragraph, list and so on. Currently there is no way to tell what heading level is applied.
A markup-based editor might seem counter-intuitive, but offered as a "mode" for the editor it could add significant power for those creating a lot of content. E.g. in a wiki I can type something like...
* Unordered list item 1
* Unordered list item 2
# Ordered list item 1
# Ordered list item 2
...in a matter of seconds. The template will take care of exactly how it looks on the final page. And that's the key here. The current editor is not trying to be wysiwyg because it doesn't include any theme elements. Therefore it must
reflect the inherent styles somehow. I guess there needs to be a stylesheet for the editor which makes things clear.
In fact, a style editor might be in order too. This would operate by placing classes on p, div and span tags I would imagine. Not to define the look of the style, but rather which is in use.