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Re: importing files

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@imag.fr>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 1998 17:24:25 +0100
Message-Id: <199802171624.RAA16758@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: horne@dfilm.com.au
cc: www-amaya@w3.org
In-reply-to: Your message of Mon, 16 Feb 1998 21:51:02 -0500."
             <199802170249.NAA08864@holly> 

> has anyone worked out a way to IMPORT text files to amaya.

Just by loading the file. Amaya detects that is a text file.

> 
> - I can't cut and past between X-windows

By default the following keys are attached to CopyToClipboard:
- L6 (Copy key on left side of the Sun keyboards)
- F6

By default the following keys are attached to PasteFromClipboard:
- L8 (Paste key on left side of the Sun keyboards)
- F8

You can change these options by copying the Thot/config/amaya.keyboard file
into $HOME/amaya.keyboard and edit it (see Configuring Amaya in the help menu)

> - Amaya won't let me open a non html file
> - if i put '<html><pre>' at the start of the file i can maintain the
>   formatting, but it is impossible to transform this pre-formatting
>   back to <p> markups.

Did you try to select the PRE by using ESC key and select the entry Transform
in menu Special ?

> 
> given that HTML is a 'markup language' and i have text that i want to
> mark up, there theoretically is a solution.

Amaya is a structured editor and not a text editor. So you cannot edit markups
with but you have to use commands to change element types.

Regards
  Irene.
Received on Tuesday, 17 February 1998 11:25:04 UTC

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