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6167Re: [edit+] Re: How to configure to use an HTML checker?

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  • Douglas Bolt
    Feb 28, 2009

      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
      the thend.

      Douglas Bolt
      Beltsville, MD USA

      knoblockphoto wrote:
      > --- In editplus@yahoogroups.com <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
      > Edit.
      > 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."
      > http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/
      > <http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy/>
      > >
      > > Douglas Bolt
      > > DougandMarie.com
      > > Beltsville, MD USA
      > >

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