Package Name: asWedit-2.0
Package Type: graphical/editor
Package Home: /afs/rpi.edu/dept/acm/packages/asWedit/2.0
Maintainer: Eugene Levitin (levity2@rpi.edu)
For questions regarding this package, please send e-mail to levity2@rpi.edu (Eugene Levitin).

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Welcome to...
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	asWedit HTML 3 and HTML 2 editor Version 2.0

	(version for IBM RS/6000 running AIX 3.2.5)
        (version for SUN Sparc running SunOS 4.1.3 or 4.1.4)


What
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asWedit is a comprehensive and easy to use HTML 3, HTML 2 and text editor
for X Window System and Motif. It offers three independent modes:
a plain text editing mode and two context-sensitive modes for authoring
HyperText Mark-up Language documents (HTML 3 and HTML 2) as used on
the World Wide Web and enterprise networks.

HTML features
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  o context-sensitive HTML 3 or HTML 2 mode; only tags valid in the
    current context are available
  o full support for all HTML 3 tags and attributes based on the
    HTML 3 Document Type Definition (DTD) as of 24 March 1995 but
    modified and extended by us with the more stable new proposals,
    including the latest IETF drafts (new tables, client-side image maps,
    form-based file upload and HotJava applets)
  o full support for all HTML 2 tags and attributes based on the RFC 1866
  o creation of correct HTML 3 or HTML 2 documents
  o support for different styles of editing: assistive tagging, cut and
    paste, by hand and parse
  o attribute editors
  o dialogs for selecting relative and absolute URL's
  o customizable colours for different HTML tags
  o rich set of entities, including Latin 1, greek and user-defined ones
  o keyboard shortcuts for the most common HTML tags
  o user definable, mode dependent, key bindings
  o filters to convert between Latin 1 characters and their
    entities (extendible)
  o support for un-limited number of templates
  o comprehensive context-sensitive, hypertext help with topics
    on a selected tag and edited attribute (version related)
  o on-line hints when importing and correcting legacy HTML documents
  o preview mode that uses Netscape Navigator, NCSA Mosaic, Arena or Lynx
    (interprocess communication is used for Netscape and Mosaic)

General features
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  o modern graphical user interface (GUI)
  o multiple editing windows
  o pop-up menus for mouse-oriented editing and feature's quick access
  o user customizable toolbars with fly-by hints for icons
  o comprehensive context sensitive and click-on hypertext on-line help
  o multiple undo and redo of edit actions
  o all standard editing features like: text Cut, Copy and Paste,
    bookmarks, pair matching, search and replace, etc.
  o commands to change case of letters, spell and sort
  o formatting commands (move, indent, re-format etc.)
  o user customizable filters and commands
  o customization via the standard X11/Motif resources method
  o easy localization to left-to-right languages (8-bit characters)
  o special no HTML mode for quick start-up and plain text editing

Who by
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AdvaSoft Ltd
30 Hatch Road, London SW16 4PN, UK.

Release Date
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11 December 1995

Availability
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asWedit is available for free for students and staff in education and
charitable non-profit organizations, and for free evaluation by
individuals and commercial organizations. See the license for details.

asWedit is available in binary form by anonymous ftp from:

	 

The above site supports all methods of file downloading, i.e. ftp,
http, gopher, ftpmail, ...

The software is mirrored in US on:
	

and on other archives including the following:
	
	
	
	
	
	

Following platforms are supported:

 file Id	   System	         OS
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 rs6k.aix3.2.3	   IBM RS/6000	         AIX 3.2.3
 rs6k.aix3.2.5	   IBM RS/6000	         AIX 3.2.5
 sgi.irix4	   SGI 		         IRIX 4.0.x
 sgi.irix5	   SGI     	         IRIX 5.x
 sparc.sunos4	   SUN Sparc	         SunOS 4.1.3
 sparc.solaris2.3  SUN Sparc	         SunOS 5.3
 sparc.solaris2.4  SUN Sparc	         SunOS 5.4
 hp.hpux9	   HP9000 700/800        HP-UX 9.x
 alpha.osf3	   DEC Alpha	         OSF/1 V3.x
 ultrix.4.4        DEC station           Ultrix 4.4
 fat3.next3   	   HP-PA,NeXT,i386       NeXTSTEP 3.x (X req.!)
 hppa.next3   	   HP-PA                 NeXTSTEP 3.x (X req.!)
 i386.next3   	   PC, i386              NeXTSTEP 3.x (X req.!)
 m68k.next3   	   NeXT                  NeXTSTEP 3.x (X req.!)
 i386.sco	   PC, i386		 SCO
 i386.sco5	   PC, i386		 SCO Open Server 5
 i386.linux	   PC, i386	         Linux 1.1.x (X11R5 req.)
 i386.linux_dyna   PC, i386	         Linux 1.1.x (X11R5 + libXm req.)

To obtain the binary distribution please download the compressed tar file
for your platform and then unpack it. For example for IRIX 5 download
a file asWedit-2.0-sgi.irix5.tar.Z. To unpack it you can use the
following:
	zcat asWedit-2.0-sgi.irix5.tar.Z | tar xvf -

(the distribution will be placed into asWedit-2.0 directory).

If you want to use Emacs bindings get the following file as well:
	emacs-mode-asWedit-2.0.tar.Z


License and installation
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When you obtain the software please read and accept the terms of the
License Aggreement.

Please read the installation information contained in the INSTALL file.

More information
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More information, including details about ASWedit - the commercial version
of asWedit - is available on the AdvaSoft Web site:
	
Commercial information about ASWedit can also be requested by sending
E-mail to:  info@advasoft.com


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Andrzej Stochniol
as@advasoft.com

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