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I am using the simple fields plugin to provide additional rich text editors and have no need for this 'main' text editor box on any of my 'page's

I have tried the following code in my functions.php:

function my_remove_meta_boxes() {
remove_meta_box('postdivrich','page','normal');
}
add_action( 'admin_menu', 'my_remove_meta_boxes' );

Apparently this will not work since it is not actually a meta box...

I suppose I could sneak some jQuery in somewhere: ('#postdivrich').hide() but I am not really sure where to put it, and suspect that there is a better way.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Edit: this question describes how to do what I want, but for a custom post type. Can I apply this same technique to 'pages' somehow?

Edit 2: Using noob power I made something work, but for all post-types and with it flashing on screen before being hidden. I skipped JQuery and went straight for plain ole JS:

//REMOVE MAIN TEXT CONTENT BOX FOR PAGES
function removeMainTxtContent(){
    echo '<script>window.onload=function(){document.getElementById("postdivrich").style.display="none";}</script>';
}add_action('admin_head', 'removeMainTxtContent');
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up vote 11 down vote accepted

see remove_post_type_support

function remove_pages_editor(){
    remove_post_type_support( 'page', 'editor' );
}   
add_action( 'init', 'remove_pages_editor' );
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Awesome, thank you! I knew it must be simple. –  Zach L Oct 24 '11 at 21:04
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uh Oh... sorry to remove the check mark. There were some unforseen ramifications to this method. This removed the rich text editing (tinymce stuff) from my custom fields. –  Zach L Oct 24 '11 at 21:07
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Thanks milo. didnt know remove_post_ty.... opened a lot of options for me :) –  Sagive SEO Nov 7 '11 at 3:03
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