Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-10 Thread Jose Quesada
Just found about Horn and his structured writing: http://www.stanford.edu/~rhorn/a/topic/stwrtng_infomap/tocStructrdWriting.html http://www.stanford.edu/~rhorn/a/topic/stwrtng_infomap/tocStructrdWriting.htmlThe first pdf covers the idea quite well. It seems that he advocated labels (tags) for

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-10 Thread Jose Quesada
Just found about Horn and his structured writing: http://www.stanford.edu/~rhorn/a/topic/stwrtng_infomap/tocStructrdWriting.html http://www.stanford.edu/~rhorn/a/topic/stwrtng_infomap/tocStructrdWriting.htmlThe first pdf covers the idea quite well. It seems that he advocated labels (tags) for

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-10 Thread Jose Quesada
Just found about Horn and his structured writing: http://www.stanford.edu/~rhorn/a/topic/stwrtng_infomap/tocStructrdWriting.html The first pdf covers the idea quite well. It seems that he advocated labels (tags) for

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Alan Tyree
On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Jose Quesada ques...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the following problem. It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why we divide text into sections. In lyx/latex, you can

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Jose Quesada
Hi Alan, Yes, hoisting is an interesting feature. But I would consider it a different one, as it would operate on the outline sidebar. In my use case, I would still prefer to have the full outline (i.e., no hoisting) available, because that is what I'd use for moving around this large

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Abdelrazak Younes
On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve workflow and reduce mental load? Not just you. The good thing with LyX is that you can navigate easily

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread rgheck
On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve workflow and reduce mental load? Not just you. The

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Rob Oakes
On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 07:37 -0400, rgheck wrote: On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Steve Litt
On Friday 09 April 2010 07:37:18 rgheck wrote: On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Alan Tyree
On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Jose Quesada ques...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the following problem. It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why we divide text into sections. In lyx/latex, you can

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Jose Quesada
Hi Alan, Yes, hoisting is an interesting feature. But I would consider it a different one, as it would operate on the outline sidebar. In my use case, I would still prefer to have the full outline (i.e., no hoisting) available, because that is what I'd use for moving around this large

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Abdelrazak Younes
On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve workflow and reduce mental load? Not just you. The good thing with LyX is that you can navigate easily

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread rgheck
On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve workflow and reduce mental load? Not just you. The

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Rob Oakes
On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 07:37 -0400, rgheck wrote: On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Steve Litt
On Friday 09 April 2010 07:37:18 rgheck wrote: On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Alan Tyree
On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Jose Quesada wrote: > Hi, > > Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the > following problem. > It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why > we > divide text into sections. > In lyx/latex,

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Jose Quesada
Hi Alan, Yes, hoisting is an interesting feature. But I would consider it a different one, as it would operate on the outline sidebar. In my use case, I would still prefer to have the full outline (i.e., no hoisting) available, because that is what I'd use for moving around this large

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Abdelrazak Younes
On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve workflow and reduce mental load? Not just you. The good thing with LyX is that you can navigate easily

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread rgheck
On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting for people here? Yes. Or is it just me who thinks that it would improve workflow and reduce mental load? Not just you. The

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Rob Oakes
On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 07:37 -0400, rgheck wrote: > On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: > > On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: > >> What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting > >> for > >> people here? > > > > Yes. > > > >> Or is it just me who

Re: interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-09 Thread Steve Litt
On Friday 09 April 2010 07:37:18 rgheck wrote: > On 04/09/2010 03:49 AM, Abdelrazak Younes wrote: > > On 04/09/2010 07:31 AM, Jose Quesada wrote: > >> What I would like to know is... is this narrowing feature interesting > >> for > >> people here? > > > > Yes. > > > >> Or is it just me who thinks

interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-08 Thread Jose Quesada
Hi, Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the following problem. It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why we divide text into sections. In lyx/latex, you can also have a master document and insert sections as \input. This is very helpful

interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-08 Thread Jose Quesada
Hi, Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the following problem. It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why we divide text into sections. In lyx/latex, you can also have a master document and insert sections as \input. This is very helpful

interesting narrowing feature in a text editor

2010-04-08 Thread Jose Quesada
Hi, Since many people here edit long documents, they may have faced the following problem. It's difficult to keep in your mind a large chunk of content. This is why we divide text into sections. In lyx/latex, you can also have a master document and insert sections as \input. This is very helpful