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Wiki diagrammer (Steal this idea!)
19 April 2007 12:15

Someone out there with more time than I have, please steal this idea! (Or, maybe the LazyWeb can point me to someone who already has.)

A number of wiki engines these days have made it easier than ever for anyone to add wiki content by using WYSIWIG editors when you click the "Edit Page" link. DekiWiki is one that comes to mind

I'd like to see that idea taken further. What if I want to include a diagram in a wiki page? Can someone make a Visio-like plugin for a wiki engine such that when I click "Edit Page", I get all the controls to whip up a nice network diagram? Clicking "Save" would generate an image that is subsequently displayed on the page, as well as a link to the SVG source for the diagram. A plugin for Mediawiki that allows this would be superb. Could we get Gliffy embedded into a wiki?

And why stop at diagrams, what about a photo-editor plugins, complete with links on each image included in a wiki, "Edit this photo." I know there are a buch of Web 2.0-ish online photo editor applications out there (like Pixenate). How about spreadsheet controls so I can embed a spreadsheet in a wiki page? I think JotSpot already has this sort of thing.

I've recently been using Google Spreadsheets to collaboratively edit a spreadsheet of product research with some of my co-workers. If you haven't tried this already, it's a paradigm-changing experience. Anybody who has been through the nastyness of passing around countless versions of spreadsheets and Word docs via email will appreciate the beauty of seeing near real-time updates to the shared spreadsheet by your co-workers as they find and add more info to the document.


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On 31 July 2009 15:43 Aces wrote:
hi all i got two good sites. can get many info from them. they are http://rapidmore.com and http://rapidsharedata.com

On 19 April 2007 17:56 Chris Kohlhardt wrote:
Hi Daniel, We offer the Gliffy Plugin for Confluence which integrates Gliffy into the enterprise wiki by Atlassian. Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYLabE6cfBE Chris Kohlhardt Co-founder, Gliffy Inc.

On 18 May 2007 00:28 AaronF wrote:
Gliffy should be available for DekiWiki too. Have they seen DekiWiki? C'mooon... :-)

On 18 May 2008 05:15 Natasha wrote:
I have found two interesting sources ( Fileshunt.com and Filesfinds.com ) and would like to give the benefit of my experience to you.

On 31 July 2009 15:44 ddasdasdada wrote:
welcome to get info from ( rapidmore.com )

On 29 November 2009 12:49 Fernando wrote:
Thanks for the information!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

On 29 November 2009 14:00 Anna M. Bond wrote:
When working with a table, you can choose one of five basic chart types - for example, histogram, and pie charts. Diagram can also be stored as an image and paste it into your document. The data in the table before creating a chart. For example, if you want to chart your expenses, you can create a string of numbers marked as "fee" and another string to mark as "Groceries." After that, you might label columns by month or week, etc. These labels will appear automatically in the box, create and preview your chart.

On 18 May 2010 06:06 Torrents wrote:
The data in the table before creating a chart. For example, if you want to chart your expenses, you can create a string of numbers marked as "fee" and another string to mark as "Groceries." After that, you might label columns by month or week, etc. These labels will appear automatically in the box, create and preview your chart.


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