OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   RE: XML Editor recommendation?

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: "Betty L. Harvey" <harvey@eccnet.eccnet.com>
  • To: "Pollington, Lee (ELSLON)" <lee.pollington@biomednet.com>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 14:55:08 -1000 (HST)

On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, Pollington, Lee (ELSLON) wrote:

> I am intending to role out Arbortext Epic LE to a group of journalists and
> editors. It's cheap and simple, but the interface is still quite intuitive:
> tab to the next element, return gives a context menu of tags that can be
> used in that context.
> The only problem I have with any of these editors is that none of them
> support XSLT or even standard CSS for the styling, some have preview modes;
> I'm thinking of XMetal, but I believe you are tied into MSXML then (urgh).
> Epic uses FOSI for styling.

Actually, XMetaL uses CSS internally and doesn't rely on MSXML.  However,
when you go to 'Preview' mode (viewing the document in IE), IE uses
MSXML.  One of the cool things that I like about XMetaL is that
you can use CSS internally within XMetaL and use XSLT for previewing
in IE.    


Betty Harvey                         | Phone: 410-787-9200 FAX: 9830 
Electronic Commerce Connection, Inc. |        
harvey@eccnet.com                    | Washington,DC SGML/XML Users Grp
URL:  http://www.eccnet.com          | http://www.eccnet.com/xmlug/


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS