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Re: <td colspan=2> no go

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 17:02:54 +0100
To: George Herson <gherson@snet.net>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200501141702.54239.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

Le Vendredi 03 Décembre 2004 20:43, George Herson a écrit :
> 1. Amaya 8.7 (on WinXP) doesn't recognize the colspan
> attribute for tag <td> or for <th> for doctype xhtml
> 1.1 ("parse error"), but doesn't have a problem with
> it when i save the document as html. So is colspan not
> legal in xhtml?  If yes, why?  (And why does it seem
> that most commentators (e.g.,
> http://www.codeproject.com/html/htmltoxhtml.asp) do
> not mention the loss of functionality involved in
> going to xhtml from html?)

Normally it should recognize the colspan attribute.

> 2. The Change to 4.01 transitional command off of the
> File menu didn't work for me. The command seemed to be
> ignored by Amaya.

It was fixed in the last released version.

> 3. I wasn't able to simply close Amaya once the
> above-mentioned parse error was found (but I didn't
> test closing after attempting to fix the parse error.)

I suspect a dialog box is waiting for a confirm.
>
> thanks,
> george


     Irène.
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