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Quick Start : a tour of the LAPIS browser. (Best viewed inside LAPIS.)

Pattern Matching
: a description of text constraints, the pattern language used by LAPIS. (Best viewed inside LAPIS.)

Commands : a tutorial on the LAPIS command language, which is based on Tcl. (Best viewed inside LAPIS.)


Robert C. Miller. Lightweight Structure in Text. PhD thesis, Computer Science Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, May 2002. Also available as CMU Computer Science technical report CMU-CS-02-134 and CMU Human-Computer Interaction Institute technical report CMU-HCII-02-103.

Robert C. Miller and Brad A. Myers. " LAPIS: Smart Editing With Text Structure ." Extended abstract for CHI 2002 formal demonstration, Minneapolis, MN, April 2002, pp 496-497.

Robert C. Miller and Brad A. Myers. " Multiple Selections in Smart Text Editing ." Proceedings of IUI 2002, San Francisco, CA, January 2002, pp 103-110.

Robert C. Miller and Brad A. Myers. " Outlier Finding: Focusing User Attention on Possible Errors ." Proceedings of UIST 2001, Orlando, FL, November 2001, pp 81-90.

Robert C. Miller and Brad A. Myers. " Interactive Simultaneous Editing of Multiple Text Regions. " Proceedings of USENIX 2001 Annual Technical Conference, Boston, MA, June 2001, pp 161-174.

Robert C. Miller and Brad A. Myers. " Integrating a Command Shell into a Web Browser. " Proceedings of USENIX 2000 Annual Technical Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2000, pp 171-182.

Robert C. Miller and Brad A. Myers. " Lightweight Structured Text Processing. " Proceedings of 1999 USENIX Annual Technical Conference, Monterey, CA, June 1999, pp 131-144.

Robert C. Miller. " Lightweight Structured Text Processing. " PhD Thesis proposal, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon Unversity, April 1999.

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