Simple Ace Code Editor 1.4.4-pl

Simple Ace Code Editor 1.4.4-pl

Released May 15, 2018 by indigo74

Ace ( Cloud9 Editor) *simple* integration for MODx Revolution.

Ace Provides best syntax highlighting and desktop-editors behavior (Sublime, Vim, Textmate) in your Elements, Files and Resources (when wysiwyg is disabled). It comes with a lot of color schemes (monokai by default).


  • Dead simple. Really.
  • Works out of the box with sensible default
  • Uses latest Ace version 1.3.3 (want another version? Modify the URL!)
  • Load Ace library (and extensions) from CDNJS (configurable)
  • CTRL-D to duplicate (configurable)
  • Auto completion on CTRL-SPACE (configurable)
  • MODX syntax highlighting
  • Emmet integration (configurable)
  • Full-screen support (F11 while cursor in editor)
  • Any syntax highlighter for your chunks! Set a specific MIME type for you chunks (like a shebang) E.g. text/x-sass to have SASS syntax highlighting

It is based on the work of Ace extra by danya_postfactum.

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Download 35kb (423 downloads)
Downloads: 626
License: GPLv3
Requires Revolution 2.6.x or greater
Supports mysql,sqlsrv

Version 1.4.4

  • Fix search bug in Chrome

Installation Instructions

Install via Package manager (or upload manually the transport package).

It should work out of the box. The plugin will attempt to set the system option which_element_editor SimpleAceCodeEditor.

Check the plugin properties for some options.

15 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.4.4

  • Fix search bug in Chrome

09 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.4.3

  • Fix search form not visible in fullscreen
  • Added AcePrintMarginColumn property to specify position (disabled by default)

09 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.4.2

  • Added Modx cache refresh when installing/upgrading and saving plugin
  • Upgrading will no longer replace property sets defined for events

08 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.4.1

  • Added cache busting for external JS files
  • Added fullscreen support (uses F11)

08 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.4.0

  • Added property EmmetPath
  • Fix: Emmet feature was missing the Emmet JS file
  • Improvements: MODX syntax highlighting

07 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.3.1

  • Fix: ChunkDetectMIMEShebang should always override the detected MIME
  • Added more MIME/extension detection

04 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.3.0

  • Added property ChunkDetectMIMEShebang (allows to set a MIME type in chunk description or first line)
  • Added MODX tag highlighting

03 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.2.0

  • Updated default CDNJS URL to ACE 1.3.3
  • Renamed property AceTheme to Theme (and propose a list of available theme)
  • Added properties: ReplaceCTRLDKbdShortcut, Autocompletion, SettingsMenu, Spellcheck, Emmet
  • Added text/x-sass MIME detection
  • Added .sass file detection

03 May 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.1.0

Moved from PackMan to proper build script

11 Apr. 2018 - Indigo74

GitHub repo init

18 Feb. 2018 - Indigo74

Version 1.0.0

Initial version

Version Released Author Downloads
5 Versions 1 Contributors 626 Downloads
1.4.3-pl May, 11 2018 indigo74 33
1.2.0-pl May, 10 2018 indigo74 17
1.1.0-pl May, 03 2018 indigo74 56
1.0.0-pl Feb, 20 2018 indigo74 97