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Registering Editor Components, issues with text selection

I’ve managed to get my preview to correctly render MDX, so I’m now trying to add a custom button on the editor to quickly add my component.

This seemed pretty straight forward so I just went ahead and changed the example’s code:

      id: "quote-block",
      label: "Quote Block",
      fields: [
          name: "details",
          label: "Details",
          widget: "markdown",
      pattern: /^<Quote>$\s*?\n(.*?)\n^<\/Quote>$/ms,
      fromBlock: function(match) {
        console.log("fromBlock", match);
        return {
          details: match[1],
      toBlock: function(data) {
        console.log("toBlock", data);
        return `<Quote>\n${data.details}\n</Quote>
      toPreview: function(data) {
        console.log("toPreview", data);
        return `<Quote>${data.details}</Quote>

This correctly adds a new button and when I click on it the block appears:

Unfortunately it does have some weird issues.

  1. If I write some text select it and then add my custom block, I would expect that text to be inside my block, instead it’s entirely empty. Then, if I switch to markdown mode I can see the output is also not correct. It’s added two new lines and the string hasn’t been parsed correctly.

  2. If I then switch back to rich text it formats it correctly, but again with the wrong string:

Is there any way to make it function as such:

  1. Select text I want to be inside my block
  2. Select which block I want
  3. View the selected text inside the newly made block


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