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Linux Gazette: HTML Editor ++ [Product Review]

Oct 23, 1999, 23:23 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Skjöldebrand)

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"Being among the first in porting software from Windows to Linux can't be easy. Especially if you do not have any feeling for the Linux community. Still, it is nice to see software that you have played with - and sort of liked - under your new OS. This is what has happened to CoffeeCup Software's HTML Editor ++..."

"First let me say that feature-vs-easy-of-use wise it is superior to just about anything on Linux. I feel that Amaya is the closest rival if it just wasn't so eccentric. (At least I think it's eccentric). In HTML Editor ++ you get wizards, albeit limited, for creating tables and frames. You get three rows of buttons across the top and a set of handy menu short cuts along the right hand side of the screen (Align left, right, centre, new paragraph, new line, etc). And you also get - which I think shows a lack of understanding of Linux culture a big--no, gigantic-- shareware banner across and towards the top of the screen..."

"A main "selling point" is the directory and file navigation system pioneered by HomeSite. On the left side of the screen you get two boxes, one for directories and one for files. You navigate you site tree by double clicking on the directory name and open the file by clicking on the file name in the box below. Brilliantly easy."

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