HTML Notepad - HTML WYSIWYG editor, cross platform

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HTML Notepad - HTML WYSIWYG editor, cross platform

#1 Post by lintalist » Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:17 pm

Source: ... er/notepad
  • Download ZIP file, there are two files in a (peculiar) nested folder structure (for a download) but unpack html-notepad.exe and sciter.dll to a folder and run the exe and it works.
  • Saves settings in \AppData\Roaming\html-notepad.json so not "portable"/stealth (but seems like an easy fix to make it so - posted an issue at GH)
  • The author says its a (early) beta and mentions "PRO" so it may be shareware at some point ?? (just a guess so don't take my word for it)

It is a WYSIWYG editor of structured documents: texts that have hierarchical and semantically meaningful (oxymoron, no?) structure: headers, list, plaintext islands, tables and so on.

What HTML-NOTEPAD is not

HTML-NOTEPAD is not a “web page editor”. Don’t even expect to create “cool web pages” with it. With modern CSS, WYSIWYG Web design is simply impossible. Web pages are crafted manually by editing CSS, that is by nature of CSS. But still HTML-NOTEPAD can be useful for Web designers too – for the cases when we need to create textual (yet structural) content of our pages.

The application

HTML-NOTEPAD uses Sciter Engine for its UI. That means it is small, fast, does not have external dependencies and works on all major desktop operating systems: Windows (from XP to 10), Mac OS and Linux

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Re: HTML Notepad - HTML WYSIWYG editor, cross platform

#2 Post by webfork » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:28 pm

Good suggestion. Also, I absolutely love the animated intro on the home page. That's definitely what program intros should look like.

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