Re: [NTB] Tidy up html code
- Thank you. I guess I will just continue the way I did it in the past, one file after the other. All I am doing is changing from capital letters to small letters.
--- In email@example.com, Marcelo Bastos wrote:
> Interviewed by CNN on 24/01/2013 13:21, scouterines told the world:
> > Is there any way that I can use the "tidy up html" for all files that are open at once?
> Not directly, since that is not an internal Notetab feature, but an
> externally-called third-party program. It's possible to write a clip to
> do what you want, but I never bothered to do so.
> And, generally speaking, I don't think it's a good idea blindly running
> Tidy on lots of files at once. The reason being that Tidy does more than
> fix up formatting: it attempts to "correct" syntax errors in HTML. But
> some kinds of errors are not well-suited to automatically fixes. For
> instance, if you forget closing a <b> tag, Tidy will "fix" it by
> inserting <b> and </b> tags in every paragraph from that point to either
> the next </b> tag or the end of file.
> I find Tidy much more useful as an error *finder* than an error *fixer*.
> I run it, look at the error log, reload the pre-Tidy version of the
> file, find the trouble spots, fix them. Rinse and repeat.
> And, by the way... there are several versions of Tidy around. The
> original one by Dave Raggett is pretty long in the tooth, but other
> people have updated and improved on it. A compiled, ready to use copy of
> one of the latest versions (dated 2009) can be found here:
> Like the original, though, it's completely unaware of HTML5 -- I think
> the most recent standard it supports is XHTML 1.0.
> There's also a separate project, intended to overhaul Tidy for HTML5.
> The project page is here:
> but they don't offer ready-to-run binaries. A guy called Martin Broerse
> made a Windows build available last April, but last time I linked that
> page here people complained that some antivirus tagged the page as
> "suspicious." Personally, I didn't have a problem with the program, and
> Google Safe Browsing no longer has a problem with the site. Apparently
> it was hacked by a malicious script sometime in the past, and it has
> been fixed since.
> Anyway, the page is here:
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