Re: Frame to HTML: Way to preserve tabs?

Subject: Re: Frame to HTML: Way to preserve tabs?
From: Carolyn Yount <carolyn -at- tellme -dot- com>
To: "Susan W. Gallagher" <susan-gallagher -at- vertel -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2000 12:02:18 -0800

Thank you Susan, and others, who replied. This works perfectly! Carolyn

"Susan W. Gallagher" wrote:

> Carolyn Yount wrote:
>
> >I've written a reference guide in FrameMaker that I then saved as HTML...
> >The only problem is preserving tabs that I've used in code
> >samples.
>
> The problem isn't specific to Frame, it's an HTML thing. I convert
> from Word to HTML and had to resolve the same problem.
>
> To prepare code examples before converting to HTML, replace all tabs
> with spaces *and* replace all hard returns with soft returns or newline
> characters. On Windows platforms, the keystroke is shift+enter -- and
> yes, this works just as well in Frame as it does in Word. (I've made a
> macro for this 'cause I use it all the time!)
>
> Once you've prepared the text as a single paragraph, you can use <pre>
> tags and achieve the desired results without double spacing.
>
> HTH!
>
> -Sue Gallagher http://pw1.netcom.com/~gscale/susanwg/
> susan-gallagher -at- vertel -dot- com http://www.vertel.com
>
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