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If you don't know the CKEditor, you soon will. Maureen (and others) have recently gone public with the announcement that starting in near term release of 8.5.x, that fantastic rich text editor will be shipped built in with the Domino server and will be integrated for easy use for XPages.
One thing that's hard to do at present with the CKEditor when you integrate with Domino, is handle the built in browsing/uploading/embedding for file attachments, images, flash, and so on. There are plug-ins for ftp and perl, and some others, but of course not for Domino. I wrote my own for my integration and includes a full file system simulation so users can create folders and so on and store files in what seems like a traditional file system but is in fact a Domino database that replicates across the cluster. I may sell it or give it away at some point -- I haven't decided.
Even better, just because there's no checkbox (not that has been announced as yet anyway) for regular forms to use that editor, doesn't mean you can't do it. Once that editor is shipping on the server, you should be able to standardize your code for how you use it in your own applications. Since it will be there, and be in the same place on every server, you can build your apps to take advantage of it.
I've standardized on CKEditor for my own web applications and actually find it better for many things than a traditional editor would be. I'll be doing some experimenting along those lines and see about suggesting a way to standardize on it a bit.
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in a distinct library.
I'd be shocked if they don't include a checkbox for CKEditor on regular Forms,
albeit with the caveat that file uploads wouldn't work (or at least would
probably work as generic V2 web attachments.)