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Re: Text loading question Dec. 10, 2008

 
 
richard
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      12-11-2008
On Thu, 11 Dec 2008 01:33:25 +0000, Guy Macon
<http://www.GuyMacon.com/> wrote:

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>E.D.G. wrote:
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>>Is there an html command that can be used to get text in some file to
>>automatically load into an html document in the same way that a picture file
>>can be loaded with the <IMG SRC="URL"> command?

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>No.
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>>Checking Web sites regarding presently available html commands it does not
>>appear that such a text merging command exists. And it is surprising to me
>>that this is the case.

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>Does it surprise you when your word processor lacks the same feature?
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>>The goal is to have the same text appear within more than one html file just
>>as the same picture file can appear in more than one file. Then when
>>changes are needed in that text they can be made once in the original file.
>>And when any of files containing a link to that text is displayed with a Web
>>browser the text will automatically display in the correct location in that
>>file.

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>All of this is easily accomplished with a text editor that does a
>multi-line global search and replace on multiple files.



That's not what he's referring to.

You have 1 image that can be used across multiple pages and placed in
different places.
Why not text?

If I had a short paragraph I wanted repeated over 30 pages, why should
I need to copy and paste it 30 times?

 
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