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   Re: [xml-dev] xml editors

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Howard Katz wrote:

>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?
I would think any editor with a half-decent macro facility would be able 
to do this.  I use IntelliJ IDEA to do this type of thing all the time.


Toivo Lainevool
http://www.XMLPatterns.com - Develop effective DTDs and XML Schema documents for your XML using structural design patterns.


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