From: Hubert Figuiere (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 03:02:28 EDT
On dim, 2002-09-29 at 20:10, Jim Hettmer wrote:
> With 1.0.3 on RH7.3, I have technical documents created with an older
> Netscape, html of course, which I would like to be able to convert over
> to abw. Some small ones do, but normally I get the "bogus" message.
> I've tried tidy -clean -asxhtml and -asxml, but to no avail. The small
> html I created with abiword could be read back in provided I tidied it
> I'd appreciate it if someone could tell me what the current state,
> thoughts, and recommendations are about importing html. Is there hope
> for me, here?.
AbiWord does NOT import HTML. It only imports XHTML and not very well.
There is an experimental plug-in for real HTML import, but that work is
far from trivial. Don't expect anything before the next major release.
> Also, maybe I'm being simplistic and/or naive, but it seemed to me
> that if abiword would indicate something about what it found fault with,
> I could possibly stumble around in the original and hand-edit the
> offending stuff out?
You need to build with debug turned on.
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