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Neutralize <P>?

From: Handeland, Jarle <jarle.handeland@capgemini.no>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2001 09:55:45 +0200
Message-ID: <086757ACB14DD211A2B900805FBB0B8D07404B75@OSL01>
To: www-html@w3.org

I present data from a database that is continously fed with data from a big
variety of sources. Many of these sources add extra unwanted formating to
the data.

The problem is mainly the HTML <P> (paragraph) and the visual presentation
of <P>. As far as I can see it is represented like "<br><br>" and adds a
blank line between the text it is inserted between... (which defines a
paragraph :-)

If I fast could neutralize the effect the tag <P> has (like redefining it in
the style section...)... I could then focus on fixing the source problem

...to sum it up:
 How do I get the <p> tag to not act like it does? It should not have any
visual presentation...

 <author name="Jarle Handeland" email="jarle.handeland@capgemini.no"
location="Sandnes, Norway" code="10-4">
Received on Thursday, 5 April 2001 04:05:21 UTC

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