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Re: [SuSE Linux] Html Editor under SuseLinux
- From: fourkats@xxxxxxxxxx (D Anich)
- Date: Mon, 07 Dec 1998 15:44:26 +1300
- Message-id: <366B410A.B6A2676A@xxxxxxxxxx>
Just another note on composer.
I found that tables made in Composer for windows could not be read in Composer for Linux.
Perhaps Composer for Linux is a lesser implementation that the one for Windows.
> John Lewis wrote:
> > Bostjan MÃ¼ller wrote:
> > >
> > > Christophe Roux wrote:
> > > >
> > > > I am looking for a html editor for Linux and and did not find one in the 5.3
> > > > Suse distribution.
> > >
> > > Try the one that comes with Netscape - I beleave you have Netscape on your
> > > S.u.S.E. CD. Netscape composer is a quite good editor.
> > >
> > I have read however that Netscape writes 'bad' html which does not display
> > correctly in all browsers.
> I'm not an html guru, but I have found that pages written in composer come out
> quite well in Netcape & IE.
> Though, older browsers & others like Opera / Hotjava do not work well with pages
> from composer.
> Composer is the best free wysiwyg editor imo.
> > I have up to now used a text editor and tried to write html to 3.2 standards as
> > set out in 'Instant HTML' published by Wrox Press. I was quite surprised
> > recently when I tried viewing one of my pages containing tables in IE to find it
> > did not display correctly although it did display OK in Netscape and SO.
> Imho, IE has a really bad tables implementation, it's hard trying to get IE to read
> tables right.
> > I was using a friends machine to set up a website for him, had written the pages
> > on my linux system and sneaker-netted them to his system running windross95.
> > This was the first time ever that I had used IE.
> Slow isn't it?
> > Since it is important for him, and his business, that people using IE can see
> > his pages correctly I am concerned that the editor I use writes 'correct' html.
> > Obviously what I had thought to be correct, isn't so far as IE is concerned.
> 'Correct' html as far as IE is concerned, is html the way MS wants it.
> > So can anyone confirm whether or not Netscape's output conforms to html
> > standards
> I can't, but see this plugin for composer:
> <A HREF="ftp://ftp.netscape.com.au/pub/communicator/smartupdate/english/windows/windows95ornt/composer/composer.jar"><A HREF="ftp://ftp.netscape.com.au/pub/communicator/smartupdate/english/windows/windows95ornt/composer/composer.jar</A">ftp://ftp.netscape.com.au/pub/communicator/smartupdate/english/windows/windows95ornt/composer/composer.jar</A</A>>
> I know it's in the windows area - but it's meant to be able to run on unix too.
I tried out the plugin on Netscape for Linux - did nothing but crash. Pity.
> See this too:
> <A HREF="http://developer.netscape.com/docs/examples/plugins/composer/index.html"><A HREF="http://developer.netscape.com/docs/examples/plugins/composer/index.html</A">http://developer.netscape.com/docs/examples/plugins/composer/index.html</A</A>>
> The plugin will let you edit the html of a page by hand - within composer.
> > and what about StarOffice?
> > -
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