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Re: How do I use tidy ?

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 21:17:34 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: Rodeo Red <rodeored@netstep.net>
cc: HTML Tidy Mailing List <html-tidy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.9909212115010.-28091-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Fri, 17 Sep 1999, Rodeo Red wrote:

> I have read the section on how to run tidy on this webpage,
> 
> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett/tidy
> 
> but I don't see how to follow the instuctions; Specifically:
> 
> How to run tidy
> 
>             tidy [[options] filename]*
> 
> How do I use this ? How do I put any input into the program ?

   tidy -m myfile.html

You may soon find you want to use a config file to set the
detailed options, e.g.

   tidy -config tidy.cfg myfile.html

> Then later it says : To get a list of available options use:
> 
>             tidy -help

That is strange as it works fine for me. I wonder what your
platform is?

On Windows, you may find HTML Kit helpful - its an editor
with builtin support for running Tidy.

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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Received on Tuesday, 21 September 1999 16:13:31 GMT

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