Altering HTML Text

Ray Horsley Ray at LinkIt.Com
Wed Feb 24 01:38:51 EST 2010


Thanks once again for your time on this.  Yes, I've tried both UTF-8  
and UTF-16 encoding and decoding but with no success.  I believe  
you're right with your bottom line.  I'll let you know what I end up  
doing for a solution.



On Feb 23, 2010, at 4:45 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:

> Hi Ray.
> I just checked the encoding of the site and it's correct. I spoke  
> with my web guy, and he seems to think that there is metadata in the  
> source of all web sites that are not displayed in a browser, but  
> which are apparently there nonetheless. When you select "Show  
> Source" in a browser menu, the browser is smart enough to filter out  
> the metadata, but apparently the function that gets the source for a  
> RevBrowser instance is not.
> I do not think you will find a way to deal with this, unless you can  
> filter out every character with an ASCII value over 128. Still, some  
> characters lie quotes are showing up as Capital A's with umlauts  
> over them.
> Please not that with the web site I tried, your  
> code worked exactly as expected, given that I inserted the <base>  
> tag to deal with the relative references in the html. I also noticed  
> that you are trying to display a table. I think this is where the  
> metadata (or whatever the extra characters are) is coming from.
> But the bottom line is, I do not think that the RevBrowser is  
> properly interpreting the source. My impression of RevBrowser is  
> that it is a bare bones basic method of getting a web page to  
> display in a Revolution window. It is not something you can really  
> get into the nuts and bolts of.
> Bob
> On Feb 23, 2010, at 6:20 PM, Ray Horsley wrote:
>> Bob,
>> Thanks for you interest in this thing.  Here's a stack I  put  
>> together for André.  I thought you might like to take a look at it.
>> Thanks,
>> Ray
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