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Re: How to save tabs?

From: Charles Reitzel <creitzel@rcn.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 11:17:25 -0400
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To: Jeff Ford <jeff_fords@yahoo.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org

Hi Jeff,

Actually, no, I don't believe Tidy will pass tabs to the output.  Your 
<pre> elements should still be OK, however.  By default, Tidy expands these 
to 8 spaces - which is what the browsers will use as well.  So, given that 
you are displaying with a fixed pitch font in a <PRE> element, all should 
be well.

Now, I presume there is something wrong with the statement above, otherwise 
you wouldn't have sent your note.  Can you send a sample that illustrates 
the problem?  Also, what browser?

take it easy,

At 10:56 AM 7/17/2002 -0400, Jeff Ford wrote:

>Hi all !!
>Can anyone tell me, please,  is there any way to save tabs (\t) ? I.e DO 
>NOT CONVERT THEM TO SPACES. Its important for us, because we get many 
>docs, which have tabs inside tags 'pre', and they play important role in 
>formatting content - many browsers can correct align content in 'pre', if 
>there tabs and they can't align it, if threre spaces.
>Jeff Ford.
Received on Thursday, 18 July 2002 11:11:54 UTC

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