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Old 09-11-2003, 02:35 AM   #1
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Wysiwyg HTML Editors

I know there are some thread about this subject, but I could not the answer I want in those threads. I am just wondering if anyone ever know a free wysiwyg html editor for Linux other than Quanta and BlueFish. Well, I don't expect that I could find a software as comprehensive as Dreamweaver (even if there is a software like that for Linux, it must be commercial one/not freeware). I just need an html editor that allow me to do something like merging table cells visually like the way we could do in FrontPage or Dreamweaver. I don't need the visual property editor or other fancy features, just the basic wysiwyg. Anyone know a software like that? Thanks.
Old 09-11-2003, 04:52 AM   #2
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Mozilla and Netscape browsers come with a Composer, which can merge table cells visually. So you might want to check them out.
Old 09-11-2003, 02:10 PM   #3
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Thanks Jalal. Actually I forgot that Mozilla and Netscape come with their own html editor. I will give them a try.
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If you have access to a Winders installation, how about trying Front Page Express under Wine? I haven't tried it myself but it's on my list of things to do.

I'm not saying that FPE is a good HTML program, but if all you need to do is dash off a quick html page or two it might suffice and you can always clean up and de-bloat the code by hand later.
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Still experimantal, but better than nothing. You can always use Mozilla Composer or too.
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Thanks for your suggestion guys. I think Netscape Composer is fine and so does OpenOffice.


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