New Version of Editable Plugin

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Alert! Alert! Another boring new release is out blog entry ahead. If you are bored already go ahead and download latest (1.5.0 at time of writing) Jeditable source, minified (recommended) or packed. More info and should-be-better documentation at project page.

What is new or changed?

Added placeholder parameter. This can be html on plaintext string. It will be shown when editable element is empty.

Returned JavaScript is now executed. Allows us
to do tricks like returning <script>alert('Saved!')</script> from the save

Hacks which supported old getload and postload parameters are now removed. Use loadurl and loadtype instead.

Callback should now be given in options hash not as third parameter.

Usage of new or changed options below:

 $(".editable").editable("", {
     placeholder : "Click me to edit",
     loadurl : "",
     loadtype : "POST",
     callback: function(value, settings) {


Thanks to Ole Laursen, Dylan Verheul and Mariano Iglesias for providing patches and ideas!

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