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Re: [NH] Tidy strips tags within tags

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  • Lee Underwood
    Not sure about the Tidy problem but, if you re using XHTML, the tag is not allowed. Use either: as an inline style or
    Message 1 of 12 , Sep 30, 2006
      Not sure about the Tidy problem but, if you're using XHTML, the
      <center> tag is not allowed. Use either:

      <p style="text-align: center;"> as an inline style or

      .center {
      text-align:center;
      }

      with <p class="center">

      Lee

      On 9/30/2006 07:34 AM, Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV wrote:
      ........................................................


      >Can anyone tell me why Tidy is tripping the <CENTER> tags and how to
      >prevent it?I am using tidy from within NoteTab 4.95
      >I am not sure what version of Tidy I have but it was downloaded in the last
      >8 months and the files size is 304K.
      >
      >Thanks,
      >-Mike
      >=======HTML===========
      ><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0
      >Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"><html
      >xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
      >
      ><head>
      ><meta name="DESCRIPTION" content="" />
      ><meta name="keywords" content="" />
      ><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=us-ascii" />
      >
      ><title>Images</title>
      ><link rel="stylesheet" href="sampler.css" type="text/css" />
      ><!--[if IE]><style type="text/css">html .wrapper, html .columns-float,html
      >.menu, html .content,html h2 {p\osition: relative;}</style>
      ><![endif]-->
      ></head>
      ><body>
      ><div id="wrapper">
      ><div id="header">
      ><h1>**H1**</h1>
      ><h2>**H2**</h2>
      ><h3>**H3**</h3>
      ></div>
      >
      ><div id="gallery">
      ><div id="content">
      ><img src="001_dolly_sods_2006.jpg" width="640" height="480" title=""
      >alt="" /><p><center>001_dolly_sods_2006.jpg (640x480; 41929
      >bytes)</center></p>
      ><img src="002_dolly_sods_2006.jpg" width="360" height="480" title=""
      >alt="" /><p>002_dolly_sods_2006.jpg (360x480; 23360 bytes)</p>
      ><img src="003_dolly_sods_2006.jpg" width="640" height="480" title=""
      >alt="" /><p>003_dolly_sods_2006.jpg (640x480; 45585 bytes)</p>
      ><img src="004_dolly_sods_2006.jpg" width="360" height="480" title=""
      >alt="" /><p>004_dolly_sods_2006.jpg (360x480; 30266 bytes)</p>
      ></div>
      ></div>
      >
      ........................................................
    • Cary Driscoll
      Thanks, Marcelo. I understood that from your previous post. Unfortunately, I had already sent off my response some 4 hours before it finally showed up in the
      Message 2 of 12 , Sep 30, 2006
        Thanks, Marcelo.

        I understood that from your previous post. Unfortunately, I had already sent off my response some 4 hours before it finally showed up in the list. I don't know what limbo Yahoo was suspending it in, but I would have cancelled it if I could.

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        Subject: Re: [NH] Tidy strips <center> tags within <p> tags


        On the last exciting episode, aired on 30/9/2006 16:17, Cary Driscoll
        invited the wrath of the gods by saying:
        > Does Tidy have a setting for telling it to ignore deprecated tags or leave them alone?
        >

        You don't need one. If Tidy finds a deprecated tag, it will just change
        the DTD heading accordingly (for instance, changing a "Strict" DTD to a
        "Transitional"). In XHTML (but not HTML), it even does the reverse: if
        it finds the code "looks" compliant, it will upgrade the DTD to Strict.

        The problem here wasn't the deprecated tag; it was the improper nesting
        of <center> tags inside <p> tags.

        Marcelo


        .

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      • loro
        ... Yeah, I think almost all posts in this thread were delivered in an untimely untimely. It was more than 12 hours before I got my own post back. Lotta
        Message 3 of 12 , Sep 30, 2006
          Cary Driscoll wrote:
          >Unfortunately, I had already sent off my response some 4 hours before it
          >finally showed up in the list. I don't know what limbo Yahoo was
          >suspending it in, but I would have cancelled it if I could.

          Yeah, I think almost all posts in this thread were delivered in an untimely
          untimely. It was more than 12 hours before I got my own post back.

          Lotta
        • Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV
          ... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thanks to you and all others for the replies. I should have validated before sending my original post. Results from :
          Message 4 of 12 , Oct 1, 2006
            At 11:13 AM 9/30/2006 , sisterscape wrote:
            >1. As I remember - I'm a little rusty, <center> is a block level
            >element and not allowed within <p>.
            >
            >2. It is also deprecated. Try using <p style="text-align: center;">
            >instead. Or better yet, don't do inline styles at all. Instead, create
            >a class and put it in a separate style sheet. sisterscape
            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

            Thanks to you and all others for the replies.
            I should have validated before sending my original post.
            Results from : http://validator.w3.org/check are below.

            The complete line the first error refers to is :
            =======HTML===========
            <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0
            Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"><html
            xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

            I am not even sure how "=======HTML===========" ended up in the page.
            Does XHTML require similar tags to the <HTML> </HTML> tags?

            -Mike
            ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
            " Below are the results of checking this document for XML well-formedness
            and validity.

            1. Error Line 1 column 0: character "=" not allowed in prolog.

            =======HTML===========

            ?
            2. Error Line 24 column 89: element "center" undefined.

            ...t="480" title="" alt="" /><p><center>001_dolly_sods_2006.jpg
            (640x480; 41929

            You have used the element named above in your document, but the
            document type you are using does not define an element of that name. This
            error is often caused by:
            * incorrect use of the "Strict" document type with a document
            that uses frames (e.g. you must use the "Frameset" document type to get the
            "<frameset>" element),
            * by using vendor proprietary extensions such as "<spacer>" or
            "<marquee>" (this is usually fixed by using CSS to achieve the desired
            effect instead).
            * by using upper-case tags in XHTML (in XHTML attributes and
            elements must be all lower-case."






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          • Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV
            ... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Duh... I used =======HTML=========== in my original post and then inadvertently copied it to the validator. -mb
            Message 5 of 12 , Oct 1, 2006
              At 11:13 AM 9/30/2006 , sisterscape wrote:
              >1. As I remember - I'm a little rusty, <center> is a block level
              >element and not allowed within <p>.
              >
              >2. It is also deprecated. Try using <p style="text-align: center;">
              >instead. Or better yet, don't do inline styles at all. Instead, create
              >a class and put it in a separate style sheet. sisterscape
              ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

              Duh...
              I used "=======HTML===========" in my original post and then inadvertently
              copied it to the validator.
              -mb

              ______________________________________________________

              Thanks to you and all others for the replies.
              I should have validated before sending my original post.
              Results from : http://validator.w3.org/check are below.

              The complete line the first error refers to is :
              =======HTML===========
              <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0
              Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"><html
              xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

              I am not even sure how "=======HTML===========" ended up in the page.
              Does XHTML require similar tags to the <HTML> </HTML> tags?

              -Mike
              ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
              " Below are the results of checking this document for XML well-formedness
              and validity.

              1. Error Line 1 column 0: character "=" not allowed in prolog.

              =======HTML===========

              ?
              2. Error Line 24 column 89: element "center" undefined.

              ...t="480" title="" alt="" /><p><center>001_dolly_sods_2006.jpg
              (640x480; 41929

              You have used the element named above in your document, but the
              document type you are using does not define an element of that name. This
              error is often caused by:
              * incorrect use of the "Strict" document type with a document
              that uses frames (e.g. you must use the "Frameset" document type to get the
              "<frameset>" element),
              * by using vendor proprietary extensions such as "<spacer>" or
              "<marquee>" (this is usually fixed by using CSS to achieve the desired
              effect instead).
              * by using upper-case tags in XHTML (in XHTML attributes and
              elements must be all lower-case."





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            • Mike Breiding - Morgantown WV
              ... ========= Hi Lee, does the job of centering. I could not get to work. I added this: .center
              Message 6 of 12 , Oct 1, 2006
                At 03:32 PM 9/30/2006 , you wrote:
                ><p style="text-align: center;"> as an inline style or
                >
                >.center {text-align:center;}
                >
                >with <p class="center">
                >
                >Lee
                =========

                Hi Lee,
                <p style="text-align: center;"> does the job of centering.

                I could not get <p class="center"> to work.
                I added this: .center {text-align:center;} to the CSS.
                I also removed "text-align: left" from the Gallery DIV:
                div#gallery p {text-align: left;margin: 10px 0 10px 0;font: 100%/1.3
                Georgia,'Times New Roman',Times,serif}
                My thinking was the Content DIV might be inheriting the left alignment from
                the Gallery rules.

                Any thoughts on this?
                I will post to CSS Discuss http://www.css-discuss.org/ if this goes not
                further here.
                See:
                http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ntb-html/message/5613
                for previously posted HTML and CSS

                Thanks,
                -Mike




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