SARA saves its listing files in XML format because it's an open format
not tied to any particular platform or manufacturer. You can format the
files with any other XML aware software or write your own, obviously, but
maybe the most convenient method of displaying/formatting the results is
to use a CSS or XSL stylesheet.
As this seems to be a matter of some general interest, I've written a
brief tutorial on how to do it, with some examples. Go to
Comments and suggestions for improvement welcome... as are additional
stylesheets or other tutorial materials.
so that you can format then using On Fri, 15 Jun 2001, John Newman wrote:
> I use the SARAH interface to BNC and Wordsmith tools for other corpora. I
> often take concordance results (say as ".xml" files) from my PC onto my Mac
> and open them up in Word. The key words then show up with their markup tags
> <kw> and </kw> but, of course, not any more nicely formatted with the key
> words centered. I've been manually putting tabs before <kw> and after </kw>
> and converting the concordance into a table. In that way I get the key
> words centered.
> There must be a more automatic way of getting the key words centered in my
> Word document on a Mac? Can anyone advise me on this? I thought the Qwick
> application could do this but that doesn't seem available for downloading
> at the moment.
> John Newman
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