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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 tried it again, and I think I see your problem. I did exactly as you did, and the "HTML source" option did not appear on the View menu. I think the problem is that, when opening the file, you are changing the File Type to "HTML Document (Writer)." When you do that, all you get is a WYSIWYG display along with no HTML source option. So, I tried it again, but instead of changing the file type to "HTML Document (Writer)" I kept it at "All types." Then when I opened an HTML file, I saw the source code instead of the WYSIWYG display.

Not sure if this is intended behavior or a bug.

(All this said, I agree with Tom that I would use a regular text editor to edit HTML code. Gedit works nicely on my Ubuntu machine.)


On 11/13/2014 01:18 PM, Kolbjørn Stuestøl wrote:
When saving your document, select "HTML Document (Writer) (.html)" in the "File type:" drop down list in the Save dialog.

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 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 get at the HTML code.

What am I missing or doing wrong??

I'm using LO 4.3 on PClinuxOS (latest)

Thanks for any help.

Pretoria RSA

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