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Redmine Cookbook by Aleksandar Pavić

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Text formatting with CKEditor

The default Redmine text formatting options are Markdown and Textile. Some users may have trouble learning syntax for these options. To improve user experience for non-technical users who would expect a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) text editor instead of the standard Redmine editor, you can replace it with CKEditor through a plugin.

Getting ready

Server administrator access is required.

The requirement for this plugin is ImageMagick, to install it, refer to the Installing optional requirements recipe from Chapter 1, Installing and Running Redmine.

How to do it…

Plugin installation is pretty simple, as follows:

  1. Open the console and navigate to Redmine root:
    git-clone the plugin from following location: git clone ...

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