I can only second the thoughts about NoteTab. It is probably the most
indispensible application I have ever used (seriously), and has allowed us
to automate significant parts of our markup and file management. Best of
all it's free!
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On Tue, 12 Dec 2000, Stephen Yearl wrote:
> There are a great many programs, run from the command line, that we as a
> community are using to assist in our EAD endeavours: XT for XSLT
> transformations, SX for SGML to XML conversion, FOP for XSL formatting
> objects to PDF, are but three examples.
> For my part I cannot stress the importance of a good text editor that
> allows interaction with the DOS prompt, calling DOS (or other, windows)
> programs such as a perl or awk interpreter, getting output from a DOS
> command, and so forth. One such editor is notetab <http://www.notetab.com>,
> although I am sure that there are a great many others that perform similar
> Following Leah's question, for example, I invoke XT from notetab with very
> simple script: the user is prompted for an input file (or directory) and an
> output file (or directory), XT does it's magic, and I never get to see the
> command box.
> Just my, probably unwanted, $0.2.
> Stephen Yearl
> Systems Archivist
> Yale University Library::Manuscripts and Archives