467,144 Members | 1,196 Online
Bytes | Developer Community
Ask Question

Home New Posts Topics Members FAQ

Post your question to a community of 467,144 developers. It's quick & easy.

edit SimpleTable XML in a spreadsheet-type GUI without extra formatting

### Question
Can anyone name a text editor or XML editor (prefer open source) that
can open a simple table XML file in a spreadsheet-type GUI, without
any extra formatting or junk to the XML file?

For example, given the following very simple XML file:

What Windows or Linux applications are out there that can open
this simple file in a 'spreadsheet-like' GUI and add, edit, delete
sort rows and columns (standard run of the mill spreadsheet operations)
and then save the file without adding extra proprietary formatting
or extra junk?
### Details
I know there are applications out there that can do this, but there are
problems with the existing applications, so I would like to know if
anyone knows of other applications that can do the same thing or

XMLSpy ;; (has enhanced grid view, but the 'freeware' version of XMLSpy
does not have this, and the 'non-freeware' version is overkill and
too expensive)

MSFT Excel ;; (can open simple XML as read-only, but cannot save to
simple xml [the best you can do is XML SpreadSheet, which adds
a lot of unwanted extra formatting to the xml])

OpenOffice Calc ;; (does not seem to be able to open and save the
simple xml).

Jul 20 '05 #1
  • viewed: 1302

This discussion thread is closed

Replies have been disabled for this discussion.

Similar topics

2 posts views Thread by quadric@primenet.com | last post: by
3 posts views Thread by Brooke | last post: by
reply views Thread by JLuv | last post: by
2 posts views Thread by TMS | last post: by
1 post views Thread by savajx1 | last post: by
2 posts views Thread by malav123 | last post: by
11 posts views Thread by Bill Davy | last post: by
By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.