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Sorry Dave, "in the windows world" was the kicker for me. (But hey, maybe
there's a version of EMacs running in DarkLand? Is that possible?)

Thanks everybody btw for all your editor recommendations. I'm having fun
going down the list.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Pawson [mailto:dpawson@nildram.co.uk]
> Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2004 10:13 AM
> To: Howard Katz; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] xml editors
> At 01:19 15/04/2004, Howard Katz wrote:
> >I'm coming in late on this discussion, so apologies if this is
> covering old
> >ground.
> >
> >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.
> HTH DaveP
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