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Any ReST aware editor for python?

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I have editors which will use syntax highlighting on .rst files, but I'm hoping for something a bit smarter.

What I'd like is an editor with a split window, one side showing the rst that I can edit, the other side showing the formatted text updated as I type. (Or at least, updated every thirty seconds or so.)

Anybody know anything like that?

posted Sep 22, 2016 by anonymous

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I am not certain, but I am pretty sure that the Leo 'outlining' editor (written in Python) allows you to do just that, via its 'viewrendered' plugin.

Leo is an extremely capable editor which can work in a 'scripts + data' manner; you can write 'code as data' and intersperse this with Python code which acts on the data. FWIW this brief description barely begins to scratch the surface....

Leo is cross-platform and open source

There is also a 'leo-editor' Google Groups

answer Sep 22, 2016 by Sridharan
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