Re: Writing a GREAT HTML editor!

Gregg Stephan (gstephan@netcom.netcom.com)
Sat, 8 Apr 95 22:55:32 EDT


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Date: Sat, 8 Apr 95 22:55:32 EDT
From: "Gregg Stephan" <gstephan@netcom.netcom.com>
Subject: Re: Writing a GREAT HTML editor!
To: tzoq@csd.uwo.ca, "Multiple recipients of list" <www-html@www10.w3.org>

<some great ideas snipped>
> There is one feature I could really use:  A user-definable menu of HTML to
> be inserted into documents.
>
> For example, my WWW Guide to the Residents consists of about 150 HTML pages,
> 200 GIFs, and 15 icons.  It would be very handy if, when I want to create a
> link to the lyrics for a song (which shows up on the pages by a lyrics icon
> next to the song name), instead of having to type...
>
> <A HREF="../lyrics/constantinople.html"><IMG SRC="../icons/lyrics.gif"
> ALT="[Lyrics]"></A>
>
> ...I could just go up to a menu and select "Lyrics Icon", then type
> "constantinople" at a prompt.

I've been using WebWeaver 2.5 (formerly HTML SuperText) for the Mac and it
has a "create custom tags" option that allows me to add new tags or tags
with info (its basically a macro). IMO, This should be in all HTML editors.

Find it at http://www.potsdam.edu/  -or- ftp://ftp.potsdam.edu/pub/
or via email from Robert.Best@potsdam.edu
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