CHAT: Word Processors and HTML (was: Re: Recalled to life)
|From:||Robert B Wilson <han_solo55@...>|
|Date:||Monday, October 14, 2002, 2:25|
On Sun, 13 Oct 2002 21:37:22 -0400 "Nathaniel G. Lew"
> >Hey, I was wondering: How did you create that webpage? It was
> >*perfectly* on my end with the bold and everything, and I have a
> >wasn't using a monospace font. How did you do that? I don't
> Word, I
> >have Appleworks. And I've always been interested in creating
> >The only one I have (for my language Kamakawi) is through AOL, and
> I just
> >paste things into their templates. I'd love to be able to do what
> I am writing the document in WordPerfect 10. I just used the
> "Publish to
> HTML" command in the File Menu, and uploaded the result to Geocities
> without any changes. According to the Geocities editor, there are a
> HTML errors in the code, but clearly nothing fatal. Unfortunately,
> though, the HTML that WordPerfect 10 produces is an unreadable (and
> uneditable) scramble of largely unnecessarily detailed code. I
> don't know
> how the MS Word "Publish to HTML" command compares.
the HTML from Word is readable (and hence editable), but it is also
unnecessarily detailed (to the point that i usually delete about 70-80%
of the code in HTML files that i make with Word). I usually add scripts,
applets, etc. using Notepad (because Word doesn't handle this sort of
stuff very well), so i have to look at all that unnecessary code (wasting
that much hard drive space really bugs me when i have to look at it,
otherwise i don't really care because i have a 96gb hard drive). AFAICT,
the code generated by word is 100% compatible with Internet Explorer.
compatibility with Netscape (4.7 and 6.2) is rather limited (quite a few
problems, but i edit the code anyway so i catch most of them).
> - Nat
Robert Wilson (Elentirno Pereldar) (mailto:email@example.com)
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