From: Bernard Lambey (
Date: Mon Jan 13 2003 - 09:39:18 EST

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    On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Bernard Lambey wrote:
    >> Each time I want to IMPORT an HTML file, even if I choose
    >> the adapted instruction in "automatic detection", I obtain
    >> either an error, or a text saying that:
    >> "the file xxx is a false html document"...
    >> Of course, the documents are correct HTML documents!

    On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, 11h03, F J Franklin wrote:
    > Are you importing using the "XHTML" option?
    Yes! => File menu, fourth line
            => in the box "automatic detection (sixth line html, xhtml ...)

    > What version of AbiWord are you using?

    >Do you have the HTML import plugin?
    I have' not found it on AbiSource plugins-page !!!

    >Your best bet is to get the very latest AbiWord (from either STABLE or
    >HEAD) and to run "tidy -asxhtml mydoc.html > mydox.xhtml" before
    >attempting to import into AbiWord.
    When I try to execute that in a command line it is refused
    (maybe it is not what I have to do: I'm not very strong!!!)

    >I'm interested in any HTML documents that cause problems.
    ...and me to import them!
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