[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #28567: When a wpview is selected, show the view type in the TinyMCE "path"

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#28567: When a wpview is selected, show the view type in the TinyMCE "path"
 Reporter:  azaozz        |       Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)  |      Status:  new
 Priority:  normal        |   Milestone:  4.0
Component:  TinyMCE       |     Version:  3.9
 Severity:  normal        |  Resolution:
 Keywords:  has-patch     |     Focuses:  javascript

Comment (by afercia):

 Replying to [comment:12 azaozz]:

 > Right, however that is the name of the shortcode. The TinyMCE path shows
 the "names" of the HTML elements, i.e. part of the markup. If you switch
 to the Text editor you'll see "gallery", not the translation.
 yes and no :-)
 in the case of "embedURL" if you switch to Text editor there's really no
 We often tend to think as developers, while I'm just trying to see things
 from a user's perspective. For example, whether it's a video shortcode,
 embed shortcode or URL auto-embed, for most users those will be just
 Probably the ambiguity lies in the fact that the "Visual" editor is
 intended to be helpful for non-technical users while the path displays
 "technical" information that they can't understand. So it's not a surprise
 the TinyMCE path is one of its most overlooked features.
 Btw this is an issue not specific to wpviews so I'm going to agree with
 you and keep things simple. I'll try to think to something new for our
 poor, neglected path and hopefully submit a new proposal. Thanks.

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/28567#comment:13>
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