Re: New User Problems

Subject: Re: New User Problems
From: Sam TH (
Date: Mon Mar 05 2001 - 14:41:37 CST

On Mon, Mar 05, 2001 at 11:11:00AM -0800, Jeff & Barb wrote:
> Sam,
> The major reason I decided to try AbiWord was so I could modify my HTML
> documents, especially the very large ones. I am not familiar with "XHTML"
> file types. Are you saying that AbiWord can't open standard HTML documents?
> :-(

Yes, unfortunately, that is what I'm saying. :-(

XHTML is HTML in XML form, which makes it much easier for us to
handle. Regular HTML is very had to parse, and would require a huge
amount of effort to import.

However, there are ways to convert HTML to XHTML. See the Tidy
utility, at

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