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pypm install collective.base64imagepatch

How to install collective.base64imagepatch

  1. Download and install ActivePython
  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install collective.base64imagepatch
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version 0.11 on Jul 6th, 2013


The current package: collective.base64imagepatch is an add on for the CMS Plone. It injects a eventhandlers for Contenttype creation and modification to assure that no inline base64 encoded image is stored in an RichtTextField.

collective.base64imagepatch Installation

There are two soft dependencies on the underlaying Content-Types-Frameworks of Plone. * Archetypes * Dexterity None of those must be included seperatly in the buildout, as they are already part of Plone.

Installation via zc.buildout

If you are using zc.buildout to manage your Zope/Plone Instances, you can do this:

  • Add collective.base64imagepatch to the list of eggs to install, e.g.:
eggs =
  • Re-run buildout, e.g. with:
$ ./bin/buildout

The patch is installed and works directly on next startup.

Note: The patch will not show up in any install listing.

To run patch on existing content call patch_all view on any Plone object for just this Plone Site Instance or any Zope Root Object for all Plone Sites. cmf.ManagePortal Permissions required.


  • Contributers:
  • Alexander Loechel


0.11 (2013-07-04)
  • updated setup.py for Homepage and fixed History
  • updated setup.py so that beautifulsoup4 is a dependency that is installed
  • remove soft dependency for BeautifulSoup 3 and usage as beautifulsoup4 could be used in parallel
  • refactor beautifulsoup calls so that it works with all versions of beautifulsoup4 (checked with 4.0.1 4.1.0 4.1.3 4.2.0 4.2.1)
0.10 (2013-07-02)
  • Fixed getSite import and interface for zcml dependency on Plone 4.3
0.9 (2013-06-25)
  • Initial release

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Last updated Jul 6th, 2013

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