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HTML Tag Auto Complete in Notepad++?

I would like for Notepad++ to add the closing tag when I finish typing the open tag. I know there is a plugin to do this for XML but it doesn't work on my HTML files and I have yet to find one that ...
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Configure Thunderbird to never send (or even try to send) HTML emails

Where can I tell Thunderbird always to send emails as plain-text, and never as HTML-formatted messages? I hate HTML-based email, and always do everything possible to send my emails as plain text. ...
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Rip a website via HTTP to download images, HTML and CSS

I need to rip a site via HTTP. I need to download the images, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as organize it in a file system. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Is there any *good* HTML-mode for emacs?

I love emacs, and I want to do my web-programming work in it, but I can't find a way to get it to edit HTML properly. I mean it's seriously awful. It will do HTML fine, but not PHP, javascript, ...
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Why is @ in email address sometimes written as [at] on webpages?

Why is @ sometimes in webpages written as [at]? Does it have any specific reason ?
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Editing HTML source code with Google Chrome

In Internet Explorer I can open a local .html file and edit it by selecting "Source" in the "View" menu," make a quick change, and then "Refresh" (reload) the web page. How can I do that with Google ...
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Is it possible to take a screenshot of a web page as an SVG image?

I have a webpage which is entirely vector-based (text, icon fonts, SVGs, but no PNGs, JPEGs, or GIFs). Is there any way to take a vector screenshot of that webpage and save it as a fully-scalable SVG ...
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Are there any free open source HTML editors? [closed]

Are there any open source tools I can use to edit HTML content? I would like something that functions like Dreamweaver or MS Frontpage.
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Notepad++ auto complete HTML end tags after </ (like Dreamweaver does)

In Dreamweaver typing </ will automatically close the last open tag, so you don't have to type it all out, and it helps if you aren't sure if you closed one or not. Is there a plugin that dose this ...
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In 2011, what are the reasons to stick with plain text mails? [closed]

People entering college today have never known a world without an Internet. HTML was invented 1980, that's more than thirty years ago or 1.5 generations. But plain text mails are still common despite ...
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Get Firefox to ignore HTML 5 autocomplete tag setting?

With HTML 5 there is a new attribute called autocomplete. If it's set to autocomplete=off, then the browser does not store the password. How can I override this setting, short of modifying the ...
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How to download the entire webpage with css/javascript?

For learning purposes, I like to download the html/css/javascript for sites. Using firefox now only seems to download the html page, images/css/js is not downloaded. Is there a plugin to do this in ...
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HTML or rich e-mails do not work with Enigmal in Thunderbird

I would like to be able to receive HTML/rich e-mails, but since I installed Enigmail for Thunderbird, this has not been possible. All e-mails are shown as plain text or not shown at all. This has some ...
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Different background color for multiple filetypes in vim

Is it possible to have different background colors in vim (ie. one light, one dark) when dealing with files with multiple filetypes (ie. :set ft=html.php)? In PHP code with HTML embedded, it can be ...
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Why is “It works!” showing up at my http://127.0.0.1 (localhost)?

So, I was playing around with Java sockets, servers and streams, the other day, and I decided, purely out of curiosity, expecting no good results, to open Google Chrome and navigate to 127.0.0.1, and ...
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How can I automatically convert all source code files in a folder (recursively) to a single PDF with syntax highlighting?

I would like to convert source code of a few projects to one printable file to save on a usb and print out easily later. How can I do that? Edit First off I want to clarify that I only want to print ...
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Free HTML Image Map Editor for Windows? [closed]

Does anybody here know of any free tools for creating HTML image maps? Googling seems to only get me tools that are for pay.
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Is there an HTML auto-indentation feature or plugin for Sublime Text (aka prettify/beautify/format)?

For example, something to change: <section><article><h1></h1><p></p></article></section> to: <section> <article> ...
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Understanding CSS for user styling in a browser

I want to make a specific change to the appearance of a specific site in my web browser. This site uses CSS, so I think what I should do is write a user CSS override (please correct me if this is ...
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What is a good, simple and free HTML Editor for Windows? [closed]

Are there any good, simple and free HTML Editors for windows out there? Something that a user with no experience can build a simple page. Edit: I'm looking for something like the old Frontpage ...
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How can I add autocomplete in notepad++ for javascript in an .html file?

Notepad++ does auto-complete for html and also for JavaScript. but the auto-completion depends on file extension.html file supports completion for html only. Is there a way to enable auto-completion ...
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How do I send email in plain text rather than HTML in my email client?

For various reasons, I often have to help friends and family to send email in plain text rather than HTML. However, many of them use email clients that I'm not familiar with, forcing me to search the ...
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Is it dangerous if I store a copy of an infected website on my local disk?

First, I'm not into HTML and PHP programming. A friend's Joomla site was hacked by some sort of html injection, and now every php and html file has an iframe which is linked to some sort of malware ...
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How to convert Html files to Pdf?

The title say it all, I want a 100% accurate tool to convert a HTML page to a PDF document.
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How to rename multiple files in multiple folders with 1 command

We want to rename our *.html files to *.php but (sadly enough) have not enough knowledge to do it with a dos batchfile and/or cmd prompt command. The problem is that each file is in seperat folder ...
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How to insert image inline, in email composed with OWA?

When I am composing an email message in OWA 8.1.359.2, how do I insert an image in the body of the email, inline with text (not attachment)?
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How can I edit the HTML source code of an email in Outlook 2010 without any add-ins?

I need to be able to make HTML custom emails with div tags, formatting, and such, and I need to be able to send it with Outlook 2010. How is this possible?
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emacs ORG-mode “headless” export-as commands?

When I use org-export-as-latex or org-export-as-html orgmode turns my buffer into a .tex file or .html file. But I don't want all the extra junk that it adds to the file: I want to handle the ...
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Clipboard: Copy image, get path back when pasting in file input

First question here on superuser. I sometimes get ad-hoc bug reports from customers, which I need to transfer to our online bug tracker. Works fine for text, but pictures are tedious. I'm looking ...
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Resize a photo in HTML and keep aspect ratio

I would like to display photos that I upload (to my drupal site) and I would like to make the photos smallers but using heigh=100 does not honour the aspect ratio. All i want to do is make the photo ...
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I need a good split-screen WYSIWYG editor?

Not Dreamweaver or anything else like that. I have Dreamweaver CS5. It is NOT what I'm looking for. I want something like http://HTMLedit.squarefree.com/ which I can install on my computer. Windows ...
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Vim syntax highlighting: how to stop the automatic underlining of <a href=..>?

When I type a HTML element a, there is always a underline. I want to stop this, but do not know how? I'm talking about the vim syntax highlight.
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How can I render a website as an image from the shell?

Looking to say "http://example.com/index.html -o website.png" Is there an existing program to do this? I'm ok with doing html to png. Is there a program for that?
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Batch convert Microsoft Word files to HTML files

How can Microsoft Word files (.doc, .docx) be converted to HTML files as a batch process running on a Linux server?
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How can I create a hyperlink to an HTML file's specific sections within Excel?

I have a HTML file which includes anchors within it. I'm able to get to a specific section via a browser if I specify the anchor name, so when I write ...
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How to find Source for HTML Email

How to find the source of HTML Email on Outlook or Thunderbird ? is there any plug-in for that ?
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what's the HTML entity code for “«”

What's the HTML entity code for the character that looks like "«" (but it's not the less-than sign)
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How do I select a hyperlink as text in a browser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Select Hyperlink Text in Google Chrome? Every now and then you just want to copy some text that is a hyperlink. For example, the author is John O'Reilly and ...
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LaTeX, HTML/CSS/XML, or something else to build a resume?

I'm finding it progressively more difficult to maintain my Google Docs resume, and I'd like to redo it with the separation of content and presentation in mind. I thought LaTeX would be the best tool ...
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How to install Eclipse Web Tools on Eclipse Classic?

I'm using eclipse 3.5.2 classic, and I'd like to install Eclipse Web Tools, but I can't find a url for which to install it.. can anyone find that? or does it not exist?
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Simulate high resolution screen in Chrome?

How do I display a wide-screen wide web site on an XGA screen (1024px) in Chrome 26 on Windows XP. Of course, I can zoom out in Chrome, but then still the < 1220px media query fires , bummer! So I ...
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Why does Windows default to MS Word to edit .html files?

When trying to edit .html files on Windows XP, they open up in MS Word. Is there any reason that this is the default rather than something that is more lightweight and only deals with plain text and ...
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Run a shell script with an html button

I want to launch a bash script when a button is pressed on a website. This is my first attempt: <button type="button" onclick="/path/to/name.sh">Click Me!</button> But no luck. Any ...
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Command line tool to query HTML elements (linux)

I am looking for a (linux) command line tool to parse HTML files and extract some elements, ideally with some XPath-like syntax. I have the following requirements: It must be able to parse arbitrary ...
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Does an anchor tag come before the query string or after?

I am unclear if an anchor tag should come before a query string or after. http://www.domain.com/search?query=hello#name or http://www.domain.com/search#name?query=hello Or does it matter?
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How do you use WGET to mirror a site 1 level deep, recovering JS, CSS resources including CSS images?

Pretend I wanted a simple page copy to be downloaded to my HD for permanent keeping. I'm not looking for a deep recursive get, just a single page, but also any resources loaded by that page to be also ...
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How to save Word documents as HTML to be viewed in Firefox

I'm in need for saving a Word document as HTML. It has some background images, other images, texts, ... It opens correctly in Internet Explorer, but how can I save a word doc as HTML so that Firefox ...
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Notepad++ Jump between opening and closing html tags

If I've currently got a html tag highlighted in Notepad++, is there a way to automatically jump to the closing tag and vice-versa?
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Why does a webpage miss formatting sometimes?

Sometimes, a webpage gets loaded in the browser but it is not displayed properly. All the elements of the page are there, but they are not there where they should be. for example (A,B and C are three ...
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HTML to SVG conversion?

I would like to convert some somewhat straightforward web pages (no javascript, minimal CSS) into SVG for archiving. I am wondering if there is a suggested tool or workflow for this conversion? My ...