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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Fw: WYSIWYG XML editor via JS/ActiveX
Date Wed, 29 May 2002 12:53:39 GMT
God listens to our prayers ;-)

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Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Hartle" <mhartle@hartle-klug.com>
To: <cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 2:36 PM
Subject: WYSIWYG XML editor via JS/ActiveX


> Hello all,
>
> some time ago, I started working on an semantical oriented, yet WYSIWYG
> XML editor for IE 5.5+, after being unsatisfied with some aspects of
> Xopus. It is not yet finished and lacks some aspects (content changes
> work, structural changes don't), but the basic components are there. I
> think this editor can be extended to support both IE and Mozilla; I am
> willing to donate it to the ASF.
>
> For the interested who have a WebDAV-enabled directory available
> somewhere (e.g. most Tomcat users should have a webdav/ webapp
> available), grab yourself the contents of this zip archive and extract
> it into a directory called editor/ below the webdav/ directory. Then
> visit Microsoft at
>
>
http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/default.asp?URL=/downloads/sample.asp?ur
l=/MSDN-FILES/027/001/766/msdncompositedoc.xml
>
> and download the "CAB file for Redistribution"; it contains an
> executable which in turn contains the necessary msxml4.cab; put this cab
> file into the editor/ directory, too, as it allows the ActiveX
> components for needed client-side XML and XSLT functionality to be
> offered for installation when needed.
>
> When going to http://<yourserver>:<yourport>/webdav/editor/test.html,
> you might be asked to install the signed Microsoft ActiveX-component for
> MSXML4, if it is not available on your client; this is for side-by-side
> install, so this should not hurt anything. Finally you see the sample
> page; here, click on "Load", then feel free to edit content; when ready,
> click on "Save"; you can check your results by clicking on "View XML".
> Drag'n'Drop and Cut'n'Paste work as they should; Right-mouse click shows
> some bonus information, just click on the yellow box to make it vanish.
>
> Have fun, fire at will ;)
>
> Best regards,
>
> Michael Hartle,
> Hartle & Klug GbR
>

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