Migration from Twiki to Foswiki
Known problems and pecularities
Foswiki finally allows closing a session via a logout link in the upper corner of the side bar.
Foswiki opens Wiki pages by default with a WYSIWYG-Editor (not in some versions of IE). In this editor you can switch to classical text mode, which you can also get via the
Edit wiki text
button at the bottom of each page.
Overview over the Wiki-Webs
Prior to login, only public webs are listed. After authentication, also webs with restricted access are visible.
The migration to Foswiki caused changes in the personal pages, some adjustments got lost in the process.
In the HolidayList-Plugin German names for the months do not work, even after setting
(see also http://foswiki.org/Support/Question1306
Getting rid of WYSIWYG-Editor
To get rid of the WYSIWYG-Editors permanently, you can put the following into your personal page
* Set NOWYSIWYG = 1
Change Look'n Feel
used by Foswiki changes the look of the pages wrpt Twiki. However, the loo'n feel can be personalized such that the pages appear more similar to old Twiki.
Try changes using the SkinBrowser
. The theme PatternSkinTheme2009
is close to the known Twiki.
Chapter "Store theme settings" on the Theme page explains how to make this permanent.
- 07 Feb 2014