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🏁 Release: Iteration 4 – 4th developer preview #167
We would like to let you know that the 4th developer preview of CKEditor 5 was tagged as version v0.4.0 last week.
You can read about the initial goals of this iteration in #163. We have not managed to do everything but this release contains important fixes and some new features anyway.
Selection handling improvements:
Last but not least, we implemented fake selection support which is important for widgets. We planned to also implement our first widget (in the form of the image feature), but this has to be moved to the next iteration.
We implemented the clipboard feature which brings basic support for pasting. The feature uses the new
In the next iteration we plan to work on the stability of the content filtering mechanism. Filtering is based on the view-to-model conversion logic (which is meant to drop everything that a certain feature does not handle) and so far we have been writing converters only with allowed content in mind. It is now time to write tests and improvements for the pessimistic scenarios.
We implemented the autoformat feature which has two engines:
This feature is predefined to create e.g. a heading when you type
The change done by the autoformatter can, of course, be undone if the user did not intend to make it.
We updated the basic CKEditor 5 sample that you can play with. Check out the developer preview of CKEditor 5 (version 0.4.0) on the CKEditor 5 GitHub.io page.