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Re: results page styles problem in Opera

From: Brenda O'Hagan <brenda@wallace.net.nz>
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 12:21:17 +1200
To: WWW Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <200405241221.17616.brenda@wallace.net.nz>

On Mon, 24 May 2004 11:45, you wrote:
> * Brenda O'Hagan wrote:
> >also, since the validator was updated, i can no longer view what line any
> >errors in my html occured on. previously there was a hash jump down to the
> >source code - i miss this feature... sometime there are errors on a line
> > that only contains "</font>"  -with the older validator it was easier to
> > find that line,
> Yes, on the other hand, it annoyed users as they have to download their
> whole document again along with the results which is rather annoying if
> you have a large document and a slow connection or if all you want to
> know is whether the document is valid or not, etc. so this is no longer
> available by default. The web interface still provides that feature, I
> do not know whether you can configure Opera to use this feature, if not,
> I would suggest to file a feature request for it.

okay, fair enough.
perhaps giving the line immediately above an below the error would be a good 
compromise? - especially when the line in question is <10 chars long, or only 
involves one tag.
i'll also request the feature from opera software.
Received on Sunday, 23 May 2004 20:20:54 UTC

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