Where To Start If I want to make an active text editor

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PHPHelpNeeded
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Where To Start If I want to make an active text editor

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Hi,

Where would I start if I want to make a active text editor that would high light nouns and adjectives with certain colors.

The question is, is there a TextArea input html tag that might allow you to do this sort of thing?

I know javascript might have the solution, but I cannot get IISNODE to run properly on IIS. therefore I cannot run JS from my web server.

Thanks.
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Re: Where To Start If I want to make an active text editor

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JS runs client side, so whether you can get it running on your server or not is moot. Are you looking at something like TinyMCE?
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Re: Where To Start If I want to make an active text editor

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can you edit text written between the <textarea>My text</textarea> tags of TinyMCE with CSS, like highlighting a certain verb, noun, adjective?\\

I know this question is based on the beginning question, but this question is whether you can SUPLEMENT TinyMCE with CSS?
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Re: Where To Start If I want to make an active text editor

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Ah never mind, I just read from this link: http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_text.asp that you can do what I mostly asked, but not narrowly to an specific word in the content.

Like for instance any text between a h1 or p tag or whether will be affected by CSS, included the text I want to exclude from the special editing.

Unless I am wrong.
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