From:  "glob" <>
Date:  29 Dec 2004 09:38:02 Hong Kong Time

HELP? Composer Problematic Mozilla/Nvu/Netscape


> Watch out for Composer. It will actively sabotage your work by inserting
> unwanted HTML code that will redirect links to your hard drive. (This
> affects images and hyperlinks). Not only that, the Web pages will look
> just fine when you view them on your computer because the links were
> redirected to the material on your own hard drive.
> If I could find an alternative to Composer, I would use it. It is a
> pleasure to work with when it works properly but it is treacherous and
> unrelaible.
> --Bill

  I'm having the exact same problems with composer. Mozilla, NVU, and
Netscape composers are problematic.  Eats code and inserts strange code.

If you copy and paste an image in the same table, the path will come up
file:///image.gif instead of original /image.gif.

  It also chews up my links, cutting off the
and leaves me with only file.htm.htm

  Worst of all, it comes up with "done with errors" messages using explorer,
and then I have to dig and find a backup and start all over again.

  It also is inserting several odd characters into the code, exclamations
(") and extra ".htm" on filenames.

  Also, it' chopped off my page titles, leaving me with 1/3 of the original
text in the title.

HELP ????????????????