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With XML, there is no shortage of choices. The whole thing runs as a pipeline, very smooth and clean. XSLT didn’t start off as a general-purpose arbortrxt language. Above this level is the structure checking, also called validation. Example is a document that combines three applications in one: The best versions and perhaps last available are 6.

It’s a BIG paradigm shift from traditional authoring. There are add-ons to extend functionality such as multiple author collaboration, importing from and exporting to Microsoft Word, formatting for print using a highly detailed stylesheet language called FOSI, and a powerful scripting language. More information about Arbortext Epic can be found here: The next level of parsing occurs when the tags and symbols have been identified and now affect the internal checking mechanisms of the parser.

Unlike Tutoriap, which marks up data based on appearance, it describes its contents as data objects with types, names, and values, which is much more handy for computer processing.

Subscribe to RSS headline updates from: Databases are also used to store raw data, such as personnel records and inventory, and you may need to import that information into a document, such as a catalog.


Parsing is a process where XML text is collected and broken down into separate, manageable parts. Editors often come with interfaces for specific types of markup. Technology pundits have been predicting for a long time the coming of the paperless office. This dditor lets you read and compose XML, and often comes with services to prevent mistakes and clarify the view of your document.

When choosing an editor, you’ll have to weigh the benefits of enforced structure against the interruptions in the tjtorial process. Things get really interesting when you mix together different XML applications in one document. For example, you can use a transformation to generate a table of contents, construct an excerpt, or tabulate a column of tutoeial.

Another nicety many editors provide is eipc conversion to terminal formats. Figure is a snapshot of xemacs with an XML document open. It doesn’t have much of a graphical interface, and there is a learning curve, but it’s worked quite well for me. CSS has a rich set of style attributes for setting colors, typefaces, rules, and margins. The layout is easy to customize and easy to use.

Morphon Technologies’ XMLEditor Arbortext’s Epic Editor is a very polished editor that can be integrated with digital asset management systems and high-end compositing systems. The language is generic, using rules and templates to describe what to output for various element types. XML Spy includes many such extensions. The quality of output using FOSI is good enough for printing books, and you can view how it will look on screen. This allows programs to use interchangeable modules, greatly enhancing flexibility.


The well-formedness rules now direct the parser in how to handle tokens.

1.4 How Do I Get Started?

Formatting for print begins with a transformation. After running the telegram example through FOP with this stylesheet, Figure is the result. This is illustrated in Figure Arbortext’s Epic Editor is a very polished editor that can be integrated with digital asset management systems and high-end compositing systems. The editor rejects this, forcing the user to stop and figure out what is going wrong.

Let’s look at an example. The “pull” technique allows the program to access parts of the document in any order. You will need to understand what you are in control of and what is controlled by the software, the DTD and style sheets.

Epic Editor – Arbortext

This is a very powerful technique, employed in such processes as print formatting and conversion to HTML. Learning Arbortext Epic is fairly easy if you are provided training. You can edit it directly and it won’t blow up in your face. As of version 6, Navigator has been based on the Mozilla browsers internal workings.

You should expect to see a stream of error messages something like this: