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Re: [zzdev] Re: Nile in Microsoft Word

On Thu, Mar 22, 2001 at 01:12:18PM +1100, Andrew Pam wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2001 at 09:08:42PM +0000, Brent Turcotte wrote:
> > I was curious to see if it were possible to program the
> > features of Nile into Microsoft Word 97, via macros.  It is
> > apparently possible, but the design can't be copied exactly (ie some
> > keys can not be assigned such as the tab key).  I am currently 
> > working on the first half of the Nile design, the hop operation.
> > 
> > It also seems that it is possible draw lines on the text area,
> > so that transclusions can be shown, which I had not expected.
> > 
> > When I am finished I will post the macro code on my website if
> > anybody is interested.
> Cool idea!
> Should be easy to do in emacs, of course.  :)

Of course, these are the easy parts of that... billowing, cool 
visualizations etc are going to be a bit more difficult...