[squeak-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] [ANN] Styled Text Editor for Cuis
hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 17:13:10 UTC 2012
On 4/21/12, Bernhard Pieber <bernhard at pieber.com> wrote:
> Am 21.04.2012 um 22:22 schrieb "phil at highoctane.be" <phil at highoctane.be>:
>> Yeah VM works on iOS.
>> My use case is private, nothing fancy. I just value having decent
>> TextEditor and friends.
>> For an OO thing like Smalltalk Pharo, it would be a shame to now have a
>> top notch UI kit for editing text.
> I totally agree. That's one reason why I started the Styled Text Editor
> project. ;-)
Are there screen shots of the implementation available somewhere?
In which format does it save the files? RTF? HTML? Something else?
>> I hope to be able to provide several decent samples so that newcomers
>> don't have to go through the same pain as I go through now.
>> 2012/4/21 Bernhard Pieber <bernhard at pieber.com>
>> Thanks for the encouragement!
>> The necessary funding depends on the effort of course, and this in turn
>> depends on the approach one uses for porting. We have an idea how to do
>> the port to Pharo as an external package. Do you have a concrete use case
>> in mind?
>> P.S. Did you succeed building the Mac VM on Xcode 4.3 yet?
>> Am 21.04.2012 um 21:17 schrieb "phil at highoctane.be" <phil at highoctane.be>:
>>> Great news!
>>> I am currently busy looking after Text, TextAttributes, TextConstants,
>>> Paragraph... and god, it went through the grinder and it shows.
>>> I understand the reasons that led to such things but Collections-Text is
>>> in need of improvement for sure.
>>> How much funding would be necessary to get this port done?
>>> 2012/4/21 Bernhard Pieber <bernhard at pieber.com>
>>> Dear Smalltalkers,
>>> I am very happy to announce that the Styled Text Editor for the brand new
>>> Cuis 4.0 is now available on GitHub . The Styled Text Editor was first
>>> presented by me at last year's ESUG in Edinburgh . Thanks to ESUG the
>>> presentation was recorded .
>>> The Styled Text Editor is a framework for rich text editing using styles
>>> as known from popular word processors like Apple Pages or Microsoft Word.
>>> It features paragraph and character styles, allowing easy text formatting
>>> using styles only. It is intended for applications where users need to
>>> work with good looking rich text in a simple and fast way.
>>> Rich text commonly refers to text with formatting information like
>>> different fonts, sizes, alignments, and emphasis. To make editing as
>>> simple as possible instead of individual formatting information end users
>>> apply styles to parts of the text. Editing is made fast by keyboard
>>> shortcuts for text navigation, selection, and styles selection. Where
>>> possible the feel of widely used rich text editors is supported.
>>> It includes many features like
>>> - numbered and bulleted list paragraph styles
>>> - support for images
>>> - multiple level undo and redo
>>> - text completion using various glossaries including a dictionary of
>>> English with about 166.000 words
>>> - RTF clipboard (on OS X VMs with the ClipboardExtendedPlugin)
>>> The Styled Text Editor is developed in Cuis with the plan to eventually
>>> port it to Squeak and Pharo. The development of the Styled Text Editor
>>> inspired many changes to Cuis itself, and It is the first package to use
>>> the brand new DVCS based development process for external packages for
>>> Cuis 4.0.
>>> The idea and funding was provided by me, Bernhard Pieber and my company
>>> Software Generation. The implementation was done by Juan Vuletich, the
>>> mastermind behind Cuis. Thanks Juan for the close cooperation. It was and
>>> still is great fun to work with you.
>>> We are looking forward to feedback from you. Fork it on GitHub ,
>>> create issues and send us pull requests. ;-)
>>> Bernhard Pieber
>>>  https://github.com/bpieber/Cuis-StyledTextEditor
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>> Philippe Back
>> "Helping you hit the top 3 outcomes you really want to achieve"
>> Mob: +32(0) 478 650 140 | Fax: +32 (0) 70 408 027 Mail: phil at highoctane.be
>> | Web: http://philippeback.eu | Blog:
>> High Octane SPRL
>> rue cour Boisacq 101
>> 1301 Bierges
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