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Vex 1.2.1 Released

Vex 1.2.1 is a bugfix release. Changes include: improved startup time - a new element change dropdown - fixes to caret positioning.

Posted by John Krasnay 2005-04-09

Vex 1.2.0 Released

Vex 1.2.0 has been released. This is a feature release focusing on the
following...

- easier extension with new doctypes and styles via the new plug-in
project mechanism.

- basic DITA support.

- ability to specify which style a document should be shown with.

- improved CSS support.

Posted by John Krasnay 2005-03-23

Vex 1.1.1 Released

Vex 1.1.1 has been released. This release focuses on bugfixes and minor improvements. Please see the release notes at http://vex.sourceforge.net/release-notes.html.

Posted by John Krasnay 2005-01-06

Vex 1.1.0 Released

Vex is a visual editor for XML documents. This release contains numerous performance and usability improvements. Existing users should use the update facility and not download a new copy. Please see http://vex.sourceforge.net/release-notes.html for more information.

Posted by John Krasnay 2004-10-21

Forums removed

The Vex forums have been removed from the Vex summary page. Please use the mailing lists for support.

Posted by John Krasnay 2004-08-08

Vex 1.0.0 released

Vex 1.0.0 has been released. This is the first version to be based on the Eclipse platform. Vex is a CSS-styled XML editor based on the Eclipse platform. It provides a word processor-like interface for document-style XML documents such as DocBook and xhtml.

See http://vex.sourceforge.net/release-notes.html for more information.

Posted by John Krasnay 2004-07-27

Mac OS/X Help Needed

I don't have a Mac so I need help testing Vex on Mac OS/X. I would also appreciate help on making Vex look good on a Mac (e.g. I think now the application is still called Eclipse).

Posted by John Krasnay 2004-07-26

Vex 0.5 Released

Vex is a Java Swing application that presents a word processor-like interface for editing XML documents. New in this release are a tabbed document interface and improved formatting and configuration.

Posted by John Krasnay 2003-11-05

Vex 0.4.1 released

Vex is a Java Swing application that presents a word processor-like interface for editing XML documents. This release adds a treeview of document elements and a table for editing the current element's attributes. It's also easier to insert, morph, and unwrap elements.

For the next release, I'm working on making Vex a single window GUI with tabs for individual files. A "projects" panel will allow commonly used directories to be always available.... read more

Posted by John Krasnay 2003-06-09

Vex 0.3.1 Released

Vex is a Java Swing application that presents a word processor-like interface for editing XML documents. Release 0.3.1 adds rich content cut/paste and undo/redo.

This is the last release for a while focusing on the core of the VexComponent. The next set of releases (0.4.x) will focus on adding GUI amenities to the Vex application.

If you like Vex, please drop me a line at john @ krasnay . ca. I'd love to hear if anyone is using it, or if you have suggestions to make it more usable.

Posted by John Krasnay 2003-05-13

Vex 0.3 Released

Vex is a Java Swing application that presents a word processor-like interface for editing XML documents. Release 0.3 constrains documents by their DTD. Element attributes are now preserved, and preformatted and no-wrap text are supported.

Posted by John Krasnay 2003-04-01

VEX 0.2 Released

Vex is a Java Swing application that presents a word processor-like interface for editing XML documents. Release 0.2 adds improved CSS support (particularly margins, padding, and borders) and fixes a layout bug on JDK 1.3.1 on Win32.

Posted by John Krasnay 2003-01-31