trim leading and trailing spaces in cmsAdmin v 2.62
In v2.62 the edtor does not trim the leading or trailing spaces before inserting into the database. I can't think of where this not appropriate and all leading and trailing spaces should be deleted.
If there is a use case to have leading or trailing spaces then an option to trim spaces defaulted ON would be good.
I don't think we ever trimmed spaces? And is it for text fields or wysiwyg fields?
In general we like to keep options and "non-obvious" behaviour to a minimum. We could probably write you a plugin to strip leading/trailing whitespace on save though if you wanted that. Let me know if you do and I'll whip it up for you. I think it should just be a few lines of code and would provide an easy way to enable that functionality.
I was referring to text fields and not wysiwyg. I don't need you to write a plug in as I can easily do that. Just hadn't noticed it before - usually because I don't do data entry often. I wouldn't necessarily make it an option but default behaviour makes sense to me but that's your call.
Bug or Feature? - I vote bug especially now that we have indexing and field type options.
Thanks for the feedback! I'll have a discussion with Dave about how we will proceed on this one. Let us know if you find anything else for us to review :).
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Point taken, here is a simple plugin for any who need it.
Plugin Name: Trim Whitespace
Description: trims leading and trailing whitespace on text fields using trim()
Author: Jeff Shields
Author URI: http://yaadev.com
Requires at least: 2.50