6167Re: [edit+] Re: How to configure to use an HTML checker?
- Feb 28, 2009Thanks,
I see. I suppose I could wait until the file is ready to publish and
then run it through the regular Tidy and add the better formatting at
Beltsville, MD USA
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> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:editplus%40yahoogroups.com>,
> Douglas Bolt <DBolt@...> wrote:
> > Thanks Michael,
> > I'm making progress, thanks to your help on the syntax. I need to do
> > some searching to figure out how to prevent Tidy from wiping out my
> > formating/indenting, but I am now able to check the HTML from within
> I had this question also. In the documentation, I discovered this
> behavior is by design.
> "Several people have asked if Tidy could preserve the original layout.
> I am sorry to say that this would be very hard to support due to the
> way Tidy is implemented. Tidy starts by building a clean parse tree
> from the source file. The parse tree doesn't contain any information
> about the original layout. Tidy then pretty prints the parse tree
> using the current layout options. Trying to preserve the original
> layout would interact badly with the repair operations needed to build
> a clean parse tree and considerably complicate the code."
> > Douglas Bolt
> > DougandMarie.com
> > Beltsville, MD USA
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