[TYPO3-english] Auto-formatting HTML in RTE in "Toggle HTML Source" view to make it readable

Sergii Khomenko sergii at nmediasystems.com
Thu Jun 25 18:22:16 CEST 2009

Erik, thanks for you input.

I agree, you can tune rte to perfection, but if it was an ideal world and no
cases for html face-to-face meetings :)
This is something really nice to have.

Is there a wishlist for htmlarea that we could add this nice to have


2009/6/24 Erik Svendsen <erik at linnearad.no>

> Sergii Khomenko skrev:
> > Hi List!
> >
> > A lot of content that entered into the system via RTE from time to time
> > needs to be tweaked in html to make it look perfect. However it is not
> > really easy to do in "Toggle HTML Source" view since RTE doesn't format
> the
> > html, it just optimizes it cropping out all line breaks and spaces which
> > makes it difficult for people to analyze. This topic has been brought up
> > number of times by content managers.
> >
> > I am wondering if there is an extension (hacks, workarounds) to make RTE
> > auto-format html so that it is easy to analyze for human?
> >
> > Thank you in advance!
> >
> > Sergii
> You have the possibility to finetune htmlArea to nearly perfection. Some
> example:
> * You can configure htmlArea to clean out every not wanted tag, style
> and attribute when copying in text from Word, OpenOffice etc. The
> result, clean HTML, somehow easy to read, but not perfect.
> * You can remap tags if necessary
> * You can make necessary block styles, text styles to give editors
> exactly the level of control they need. Controll
> I haven't found any solutions to get the html in easy readable format.
> If you finetune htmlArea, the editors probably never has to use the
> Toogle HTML Source, and every content element will look like it should.
> Regards
> Erik
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