• Subject: Re: Spooled file ==> Web Page?
  • From: Peter Coffin <phcoffin@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 10:59:58 -0400

> Got the process down, and can see it in the web page,
> but it doesn't respect the tabs(?), so the 'columns' of the
> report don't line up - it looks terribly messy!

Are you using <pre> tags? It's probably not you process that causing any
troubles but rather the browser is reformatting the text according to its own
idea of the content.

HTML is more of a content description scheme than a layout scheme, and unless
you explicitly tell browser to leave text they way it comes in with a
<pre>(formatted) tag, lines will be wrapped where convenient for the browser,
the existance but not amount of whitespace will be preserved. If you're trying
to create an image, do it with a graphics package.

Peter H. Coffin
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