Re: Excessive Formatting Tags

Subject: Re: Excessive Formatting Tags
From: Dom Lachowicz (
Date: Thu Mar 22 2001 - 15:18:30 CST

Hi David,

>For some reason, AbiWord inserted a whole set of identical formatting tags,
>one per paragraph, in a document I was creating. This almost tripled the
>size of the document (they were short paragraphs).
>This is clearly not good.

This is a known issue and something that was discussed in-depth on the
developer's list very recently. While harmless to the formatter, this takes
up extra disk space and is overly verbose. We're working to correct this.

>Is this a known issue? If not, I'll try to duplicate the effect in a new
>file, and add it to bugzilla complete with instructions. However, that will
>take quite a bit of effort, so I'd rather not, if people already know about
>it. (0.7.13, Linux on a PPC, SuSE 2.2.18 kernel, LinuxPPC 2000 Q4
>everything else.)
>(I know that, in theory, I could search bugzilla, but in practice I'm
>really not sure what to put in the search fields for this, and I certainly
>don't have time to read every bug...)



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