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   RE: [xml-dev] xml editors

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At 01:19 15/04/2004, Howard Katz wrote:
>I'm coming in late on this discussion, so apologies if this is covering old
>I have a need for a very simple and lightweight editor in the windows world
>to do xhtml (and possibly other xml) authoring. My main need to be able to
>type freeform text, select it with the mouse, and then be able to type a
>pre-assigned keyboard combo (eg, ALT-someKey) to automatically enclose the
>selected text with a start and end tag corresponding to that keyboard combo.
>(Second choice would be a popup of all defined tag alternatives, the choice
>*not* being based on current context.) Similarly if I selected a block of
>tag-enclosed text (ie, element content), I'd like to be able to auto-enclose
>that block with tags of my own choosing as well.
>Anyone have any recommendations in that department?

EMacs? Bit of a learning curve, made really simple with the O'Reilly book.
And it does heaps more Howard!
C-c r tags a region (selected text) with a valid option.



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