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Re: Changing default settings

From: Charles Reitzel <creitzel@rcn.com>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 14:00:38 -0400
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To: Frank Jukes <frank@spinningweb.net>
Cc: HTML Tidy Mail List <html-tidy@w3.org>
Hi Frank,

You've got the environment variable named right.  Hopefully, it's something 
basic.  Here's a couple things to check:

1) that the environment variable is actually set for the process Tidy runs 
within.  I have found various flavors of Windows to be pretty crappy about 
environment inheritance (contrary to all docs).   Setting a system 
environment variable usually does the trick.  Avoid user vars.

2) Check Tidy's output for any messages about the config file.  I.e. make 
sure you don't have a typo in the path and that the path is absolute.

take it easy,

At 12:31 PM 5/18/2002 +0100, Frank Jukes wrote:
>I'm using Tidy on my Windows XP machine and am accessing it from Evrsoft's 
>1st Page 2000. How can I point it to read my preferred setting rather than 
>the built-in defaults?
>I have set an environmental variable, HTML_TIDY, to point to .tdy file 
>which contains my preferred settings but they do not seem to be picked up.
Received on Saturday, 18 May 2002 13:59:44 UTC

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