From: F J Franklin (
Date: Mon Jan 13 2003 - 09:52:21 EST

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    >> Are you importing using the "XHTML" option?
    > Yes!

    XHTML is a very strict form of HTML and therefore most HTML will be
    rejected. Even with correct XHTML, AbiWord will still sometimes have
    difficulty understanding.

    >> 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!!!)

    Do you have "tidy" installed? See


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