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Re: Front Page Problem
From alex savoy on 08 May '98
adding to Re: Front Page Problem posted by Max

>
>>A. Is this the files or just the way the positioning of the META tags are in the HTML code it writes
>> (you had a referance to this in one of your articles)?
> Either way, you are doomed. FP will REWRITE YOUR HTML TO SUIT ITSELF EVERY TIME YOU LOAD A PAGE TO
>EDIT. No matter what you have at the start, you have to do it their way or not at all.
> And, if you find an ISP runnning the FrontPage extensions that will make your pages usable, there
>are serious security problems with the way it assigns permissions when new users are set up.
>
>>B. Do you have a favorite HTML editor.
> I use several, depending on the size of the job:
>HTMLNotepad for quick edits on small files
>Microsoft Word when I have a lot of formatting to do, with the coding set up in macros
> (macros available on request)
>AMAYA (an editor/browser experiment from W3.org) that shows structure, for fixing problems.

>>C. How much ease of use am I going to loose with another editor?
> The WYSIWYG editors give the illusion of being easy, but they can do dreadful things to your
>code without your noticing. I think HoTMetaL gives you the ability to see their tags, but as
>I recall, it inserts invalid (non-standard) things to support its WYSIWIG display.
> Editing raw HTML code isn't that hard - except for complex tables.



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