The collection of hacks in this chapter introduces you to different ways to edit and create XML documents. You'll get more detailed introductions to editing XML with <oXygen/> [Hack #11] , withEmacs plus nXML [Hack #12], and with Vim [Hack #13] . You'll also get exposure to three Microsoft Office 2003 applications: Word [Hack #14], [Hack #15], and Access [Hack #16] .
Several hacks show you how to create XML from plain text [Hack #9] and [Hack #10] and from comma-separated values (CSV)[Hack #21] files. You'll execute an XQuery [Hack #24], and learn about encoding documents [Hack #27] and including text and documents with entities [Hack #6] and XInclude [Hack #26] .
Reminder: all the example files mentioned in this chapter are available from the file archive that can be downloaded from http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/xmlhks/.