On Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 12:13:16 PM UTC+1, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> I have editors which will use syntax highlighting on .rst files, but I'm
> hoping for something a bit smarter.
> What I'd like is an editor with a split window, one side showing the rst
> that I can edit, the other side showing the formatted text updated as I
> type. (Or at least, updated every thirty seconds or so.)
> Anybody know anything like that?
I am not certain, but I am pretty sure that the Leo 'outlining' editor (written
in Python) allows you to do just that, via its 'viewrendered' plugin.
Leo is an extremely capable editor which can work in a 'scripts + data' manner;
you can write 'code as data' and intersperse this with Python code which acts
on the data. FWIW this brief description barely begins to scratch the
Leo is cross-platform and open source; its main developer, Ed Ream, is very
responsive to suggestions and feedback
There is also a 'leo-editor' Google Groups