CSSED User Manual

for versions 0.3.1 - 0.3.0

Iago Rubio Sanfiz

Michèle Garoche

Revision History
Revision 1.1410/02/2005Revised by: MG
Updated to cssed versions 0.3.1 - 0.3.0, improved stylesheets.
Revision 1.1329/12/2004Revised by: IRS
Added instructions for installation.
Revision 1.1224/08/2004Revised by: MG
Updated to cssed version 0.2-1 - Added jadetex.cfg, scripts for images, customized dsssl and css stylesheets.
Revision 1.1110/04/2004Revised by: IRS
Updated to cssed version 0.1-5.
Revision 1.831/12/2003Revised by: IRS
Initial release for cssed version pre0.1-2.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License (GFDL), Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. You can find a copy of the GFDL in the file COPYING-DOCS distributed with this manual.

Web site: http://cssed.sourceforge.net

Project page: http://sourceforge.net/projects/cssed

This manual has been written with GNU emacs and bluefish in SGML DocBook format with customized stylesheets derived from NWalsh and dsssl stylesheets. The PostScript, PDF and HTML outputs are produced with customized scripts via OpenJade. All images have been created with screen shots and modified with the Gimp and ImageMagick.

Built on June 20, 2005.

February, 13th 2005

Table of Contents
What is cssed?
What is CSS?
Further information
Who must read this manual
New in this release
Official plugins
Unofficial plugins
Addition to the menus
File menu
View menu
Document menu
CSS menu
Help menu
Other changes
1. Installation
Easy installation
RPM Users
Debian users
Gentoo users
Mac OS X users
Windows users
Building cssed from source
Configure options
Building from CVS
Plugins installation
2. User interface
The menu and tool bars
The File menu
The Edit menu
The View menu
The Document menu
The CSS menu
The Tools menu
The Panels menu
The Plugins menu
The Help menu
Navigation through bookmarks
The editor notebook
The side panel
The program output, the scratch and static pads, and the terminal
3. Using cssed
Launching cssed
Configuring cssed
The editor window
Setting document preferences
Auto completion
Auto completion annoyances
Selecting blocks of text
Indenting blocks of text
Forcing the encoding
Setting the character set
The tree view
The selector scanner
The digest
The scratch and static pads
The program output window
The CSS menu
The selector Wizard
The syntax validator
4. Plugins
5. Accelerator keys
6. Configuration
Configuring with the dialog
The document settings tab
The highlighting tab
The font tab
The configuration file
CSS definition file
Built in dialogs
7. Development
Implemented features
Planned features
Getting involved
List of Figures
2-1. cssed user interface
2-2. Menu and tool bars
2-3. File menu
2-4. Equivalence of the File menu in the main tool bar
2-5. Edit menu
2-6. Equivalence of the first part of the Edit menu in the main tool bar
2-7. Equivalence of the last part of the Edit menu in the main tool bar
2-8. View menu
2-9. Document menu
2-10. Set or change EOL mode
2-11. Folding/unfolding all properties
2-12. Apply highlighting
2-13. Force encoding
2-14. Character set
2-15. Tab background color
2-16. CSS menu
2-17. CSS Dialogs menu
2-18. CSS Properties and Values menu
2-19. Border width style and color item in the CSS menu
2-20. Equivalents of CSS properties and values dialogs in the secondary tool bar
2-21. Margin all dialog
2-22. Border all dialog
2-23. Padding all dialog
2-24. Font dialog
2-25. Color dialog
2-26. CSS Common Values menu
2-27. CSS Function Values menu
2-28. All properties in Box Properties wizard
2-29. Shorthand properties in Box Properties wizard
2-30. Quick help in Box Properties wizard
2-31. Single selector wizard
2-32. Child selector wizard
2-33. Class selector wizard
2-34. Sibling selector wizard
2-35. Contextual selector wizard
2-36. Color wizard
2-37. Equivalents of wizards in the secondary tool bar
2-38. Equivalents of validate and scan menu items in the secondary tool bar
2-39. Tools menu
2-40. Equivalents of tools menu items in the secondary tool bar
2-41. Panels menu
2-42. Equivalents of the panels menu items in the main tool bar
2-43. Plugins menu
2-44. Plugins dialog
2-45. Help menu
2-46. Navigation through bookmarks
2-47. Editor notebook
2-48. Side panel
2-49. Selector scanner
2-50. CSS tree view
2-51. Digest
2-52. Program output
2-53. Scratch and static pads
2-54. Terminal
3-1. Several files open in the editor window
3-2. The editor window contextual menu
3-3. Folding all on the current document
3-4. Highlighting a shell script
3-5. Document settings in action
3-6. Accessing a declaration from the digest
6-1. The Document settings tab
6-2. The highlighting tab
6-3. The font tab
List of Tables
5-1. Shortcuts