Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-18 Thread Virgil Arrington
On 11/17/2014 12:26 PM, anne-ology wrote: Therefore it's the simplest since it does not add all that excess verbage ;-) Colored syntax doesn't add any verbage or code to the underlying text file. It just provides visual onscreen help in distinguishing code from text. This is an

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-17 Thread Kolbjørn Stuestøl
to find a site which can't view these. Well, that's my 2cents' worth ;-) From: Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster webmas...@krackedpress.com Date: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 6:58 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org Yes, a text editor helps

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-17 Thread Ian Whitfield
Hi Regina On 11/13/2014 09:13 PM, Regina Henschel wrote: Hi Ian, try this: 1. menu File New HTML Document. Now you should have an HTML-source-icon between ABC-icon and Print-Preview-icon. If it is not there, see below. 2. menu Insert Document. 3. Click on the HTML-source-icon. You have

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-17 Thread anne-ology
Thanks. From: Tom Davies tomc...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 1:27 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: anne-ology lagin...@gmail.com Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org users@global.libreoffice.org Hi :) Wikipedia is often a good place to get some

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-17 Thread anne-ology
Therefore it's the simplest since it does not add all that excess verbage ;-) From: Tom Davies tomc...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 1:29 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: anne-ology lagin...@gmail.com Cc: users@global.libreoffice.org users

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-17 Thread anne-ology
] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org Notepad++ has enough colorcoding to satisfy my needs. After trying lots of WYSIWYG editors I returned to Notepad++ to get a clean code. But, when new to HTML coding, a dedicated editor is a good help. At start the question was how

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-16 Thread anne-ology
a site which can't view these. Well, that's my 2cents' worth ;-) From: Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster webmas...@krackedpress.com Date: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 6:58 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org Yes, a text editor helps

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-16 Thread anne-ology
: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org Here is the list of languages that Bluefish's page states it has language definitions for. Yes there are a lot, but it seems to me that this package is more than a HTML creation/modification page editor. Ada ASP .NET

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-16 Thread anne-ology
I so agree. From: Virgil Arrington arringto...@gmail.com Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org On 11/14/2014 9:55 PM, Tom Davies wrote: It's interesting to see this thread has forked in 2

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-16 Thread pete nikolic
On Sun, 16 Nov 2014 18:00:23 -0600 anne-ology lagin...@gmail.com wrote: I so agree. From: Virgil Arrington arringto...@gmail.com Date: Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org On 11/14/2014 9

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-16 Thread Tom Davies
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org Here is the list of languages that Bluefish's page states it has language definitions for. Yes there are a lot, but it seems to me that this package is more than a HTML creation/modification page editor

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-16 Thread Tom Davies
' worth ;-) From: Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster webmas...@krackedpress.com Date: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 6:58 AM Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML To: users@global.libreoffice.org Yes, a text editor helps for some editing of an HTML file. Yet, for some work I

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-15 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I think the coding is to be published in a book / manual / guide. Perhaps teaching people the basics or giving appropriate examples. I think Ian was looking for some method to use coding in a document in much the same way that Math is used to write equations for documents so that the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-15 Thread Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster
Here is the list of languages that Bluefish's page states it has language definitions for. Yes there are a lot, but it seems to me that this package is more than a HTML creation/modification page editor. Ada ASP .NET and VBS C/C++ CSS CFML Clojure D gettext PO

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-15 Thread Virgil Arrington
On 11/14/2014 9:55 PM, Tom Davies wrote: It's interesting to see this thread has forked in 2 directions. There are these sorts of answers on how to write good, reliable code to be used directly and the other fork is about how to make it look pretty for print. Perhaps the two directions are

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-15 Thread Brian Barker
At 08:44 15/11/2014 -0500, Virgil Arrington wrote: What is needed is a simple system where a writer can write and edit his content once, then press something like F1 for print (PDF) output and F2 for screen (HTML) output and get excellent and intended results with both. And the way to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-15 Thread Virgil Arrington
On 11/15/2014 9:54 AM, Brian Barker wrote: At 08:44 15/11/2014 -0500, Virgil Arrington wrote: What is needed is a simple system where a writer can write and edit his content once, then press something like F1 for print (PDF) output and F2 for screen (HTML) output and get excellent and

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-14 Thread Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster
Yes, a text editor helps for some editing of an HTML file. Yet, for some work I need a WYSIWYG editor for the look and feel of the web document. I use Kate [Ubuntu based Linux Mint] for the text editor. I use it for the Find/Replace option to change 91 links from [say] 4.3.3.2_ to

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-14 Thread Felmon Davis
On Fri, 14 Nov 2014, Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster wrote: Yes, a text editor helps for some editing of an HTML file. Yet, for some work I need a WYSIWYG editor for the look and feel of the web document. I use Kate [Ubuntu based Linux Mint] for the text editor. I use it for the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-14 Thread Tim---Kracked_P_P---webmaster
I use to hand code everything and then check my work in a browser. Now with more complex pages, it can be very hard to keep one edited without using a WYSIWYG editor. Yes, I use text editors for some things, but there are a lot of things that need the editing while viewing the page, and

[libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Ian Whitfield
Hi All Can I get some help on this please?? I have read about, and looked-up, the possibility of editing HTML documents in Writer but can not get it to work!! No matter what I do I can not fine 'HTML Mode' or 'View HTML' as talked about ion the help files. I can load my document but can not

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Kolbjørn Stuestøl
When saving your document, select HTML Document (Writer) (.html) in the File type: drop down list in the Save dialog. Kolbjoern Den 13.11.2014 11:18, skreiv Ian Whitfield: Hi All Can I get some help on this please?? I have read about, and looked-up, the possibility of editing HTML

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Errr, it's better to use a simple text-editor rather than a word-processor for this. Word-processors tend to want to add extra coding or do other odd things. I'm not sure which text-editor you get by default in PClinuxOS, it usually depends more on the DE than the OS. It's like that

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Ian Whitfield
Hi Kolbjoern Thanks for the reply. The document already exists - so I'm selecting 'File Open', I change the File Type to 'HTML Document (Writer)' and select my file. It then opens in view mode - So how do I get to the code to edit it?? On 11/13/2014 01:18 PM, Kolbjørn Stuestøl wrote: When

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Virgil Arrington
On 11/13/2014 06:39 AM, Ian Whitfield wrote: Hi Kolbjoern Thanks for the reply. The document already exists - so I'm selecting 'File Open', I change the File Type to 'HTML Document (Writer)' and select my file. It then opens in view mode - So how do I get to the code to edit it?? After

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Virgil Arrington
On 11/13/2014 06:39 AM, Ian Whitfield wrote: Hi Kolbjoern Thanks for the reply. The document already exists - so I'm selecting 'File Open', I change the File Type to 'HTML Document (Writer)' and select my file. It then opens in view mode - So how do I get to the code to edit it?? I just

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Brian Barker
At 12:18 13/11/2014 +0200, Ian Whitfield wrote: I have read about, and looked-up, the possibility of editing HTML documents in Writer but can not get it to work!! No matter what I do I can not fine 'HTML Mode' or 'View HTML' as talked about in the help files. I can load my document but can not

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Steve Wolf
To keep things simple you will only be able to edit html files created and saved in Libre Office. To edit all other html files please use a simple text editor like notepad for windows or gedit for linux. Can you tell us the source you read and looked up that made you believe any html file

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Ian Whitfield
Thanks all. Well it looks as if the PClinuxOS version of LO has omitted or taken out this function. No matter which way I open the file I get _NO_ option in 'View' that has anything to do with HTML!! I even tried a 'Save as selecting HTML and still no luck. (Although doing this changed the

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Brian Barker
At 17:03 13/11/2014 +0200, Ian Whitfield wrote: Well it looks as if the PClinuxOS version of LO has omitted or taken out this function. No matter which way I open the file I get _NO_ option in 'View' that has anything to do with HTML!! In that operating system, do you have something like

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) I think it's either directly stated or just hinted at in a lot of marketing for word-processors in general. There is often an expectation that a word-processor is the best tool for any type of documents. I've even found colleagues using Word to edit images, that then don't display quite

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Tom Davies
Hi :) Your default text-editor probably does do both colour-coding and selectable tags. It's only Notepad that doesn't and that's only in Windows. You'd be hard-pushed to find one, even an extremely light-weight one, on a unix-based platform that doesn't make a strong effort to be useful to any

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Ian Whitfield
On 11/13/2014 05:28 PM, Brian Barker wrote: At 17:03 13/11/2014 +0200, Ian Whitfield wrote: Well it looks as if the PClinuxOS version of LO has omitted or taken out this function. No matter which way I open the file I get _NO_ option in 'View' that has anything to do with HTML!! In that

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Regina Henschel
Hi Jan, Ian Whitfield schrieb: On 11/13/2014 05:28 PM, Brian Barker wrote: At 17:03 13/11/2014 +0200, Ian Whitfield wrote: Well it looks as if the PClinuxOS version of LO has omitted or taken out this function. No matter which way I open the file I get _NO_ option in 'View' that has anything

Re: [libreoffice-users] Using LO Writer to edit HTML

2014-11-13 Thread Paul D. Mirowsky
The old way. Save as text file. Edit as text file. Save as text file. Change extension to .htm Open with browser. It's not pretty, but it never fails. The easier way out maybe to take a look html page development on FireFox Web Developer's Toolbox or BlueGriffon at http://bluegriffon.org/