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Building an organization-specific XML editor in HTML

I'm building a user friendly XML editor in HTML/JS. Looking for some general advice on how to build the editor UI and which approach you'd recommend on mapping the data to the UI. Details about the ...
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Approach to develop an inline editor for enumerated lists

Background Looking to develop a WYSIWYG editor for ordered lists so that people can directly edit lists of instructions on a web page. Problem The contentEditable attribute is woefully immature for ...
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Why there is no markdown for underline? [closed]

I am wondering why there is no markdown syntax for underline? I know that basic html tags can be embedded to achieve this but I am trying to understand why underline got omitted when bold and italics ...
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How to move the insertion point past automatically inserted close characters [closed]

So if you have programmed in any IDE or simple editor (sublime text, textmate, Vim) you will probably have had the editor place closing bracket using autocomplete. I would like to know if there is ...
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Looking to create a custom, graphical editor for a data model using HTML5 and SVG

I need to create a graphical editor for our data model that works in an HTML5 compliant browser. I am looking for a proper library/framework to build on. The model is stored as xml, but that should be ...
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Open source HTML Editors [closed]

Please suggest a HTML Editor that had a drag and drop functionality and that is free. I have been trying a few editors that are free but they seem to have very restricted capabilities. Something like ...
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Listing editors and IDE's in your resume? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hiring developers - listing IDE as a requirement? I've seen this from time to time, that people tend to mention editors in their resume/CV and I've been guilty of doing ...
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Emacs vs. vim — what is the difference? [closed]

I've been programming for years now, mainly in VBA (the horror), Python, Javascript (Node.js mainly), HTML, and SQL. Most of these languages came with environments that made sense: for VBA I used the ...
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HTML5 to Native compiler code [closed]

Is there any HTML5, CSS3 and JS tool that compiles your code, and turns it into a native mobile application? I made a little research, and it looks like phone gap one of them. Which one do you use ...
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What is the purpose of Console in Sublime text editor?

I want to know what purpose does console solve in sublime text 2. This is invoked by pressing Ctrl+Shift+` Is this a kind of debugger, or It just helps you to install packages.
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It is inconsiderate to place editor settings inside code files?

I know this is kind of a subjective question, but I'm curious if there's any good reason to place (or not place) editor settings inside code files. I'm thinking in vi modelines, but it is possible ...
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Graph/diagram editor that works with pseudographics

Is there a graph/diagram editing tool that can output (or even better also parse) pseudographics, that can be easily inserted into source code comments? Like this: +---------------+ | ...
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Sublime Text plugin: automatic text insertion when creating a file

The title should be rather explicit. When a file is created, I'd like to have a text automatically pasted at the top of it. The plugin would also be able to insert the text on existing files. Of ...
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Logistically, how do you manage embedded SQL?

My current application is running into issues with its ORM, and we're relying on some pretty hairy SQL to express queries that the ORM can't. Are there best practices in terms of how to manage the ...
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1answer
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What's the point of camel-case-navigation?

I heavily use CTRL+ to jump between tokens in code (the _s are the navigation points): _fooBar _+ _barFoo_; Some editors, like the one in the current version of QtCreator, have (by default or ...
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How one could use a live editor

I was thinking about a live editing environment where code / a source file is synchronized so that changes made by one user would be carried across to all others editing the file. Something like ...
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Why is there an emacs vs. vim debate? [closed]

I'm new to the whole scene, so I was wondering why programmers tend to be really passionate about this debate? Thanks. Also, are these referred to as "text editors"?
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Why do XSLT editors insert tab or space characters into XSLT to format it?

All XSLT editors I've tried till now add tab or space characters to the XSLT to indent it for formatting. This is done even in places within the XSLT where these characters are significant to the XSLT ...
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Is there an Editor that I can run code using SSH

I need an editor where I can edit my code client side, then highlight part of it and run the highlighted code on the connected server. An Example of this would be SQL management studio, but I need it ...
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How can a code editor effectively hint at code nesting level - without using indentation?

I've written an XML text editor that provides 2 view options for the same XML text, one indented (virtually), the other left-justified. The motivation for the left-justified view is to help users ...
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How would you feel if your code editor formatted your code for you as you typed, without tabs/spaces?

As with most things, I'm sure this concept has been tried before - I just haven't come across editors that use what I've termed 'Virtual Formatting'. The principle is that there's a floating ...
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How to deal with WYSIWYG editors? [closed]

There are now lots of WYSIWYG editors, however whenever we use one on a CMS-based website we consistently have issues. The biggest being users pasting content from Word or other online sources and ...