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Re: dialog boxes / element insertion widgets

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 16:12:54 +0200
To: ve3ll@rac.ca
Cc: ve3ll@cogeco.ca, www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030612161254.37b977df.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 09:59:05 -0400
"John Russell" <ve3ll@cogeco.ca> wrote:

> 
> what happens if you need to change an attribute on an
> element....  are you forced into using source view ???

You have to select the element and change the value thru
the corresponding entry in the Attributes menu

Or you can edit it directely in the structure view.

>  This would imply that every user is html format aware!!
> To try to keep the user away from the code as much
> as possible (and to enable more error checking like
>   unique id, bad value trapping for attributes) it would
> be nice if one could put cursor into element and then
> use right click to bring up dialog box to check/alter
>  common attributes.   Along with multiple attribute
>    dialog, i think this would be a big step towards 
>  making Amaya useful for a certain class of user....
>  those that are newbies and would rather avoid html syntax...
> For those that understand html and are comfortable with it 
> there are other solutions ;-] ;-] --
>  
> 
> John Russell, VE3LL@RAC.CA
> http://home.cogeco.ca/~ve3ll (2 L's as in LLAMA)
> check HTML at http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/
> check CSS at http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/
> check JavaScript at http://www.crockford.com/javascript/jslint.html
> 
> 
> 


     Irene.
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