Tabs lost when converting to HTML

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krimsoniuss
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Tabs lost when converting to HTML

Post by krimsoniuss »

Hi,

when I have tab stops in the RichViedEdit they are lost when converting to HTML. In our case the email that we create based on the RichText to HTML conversion loses the tab stops.

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Sergey Tkachenko
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Re: Tabs lost when converting to HTML

Post by Sergey Tkachenko »

HTML cannot contain tabs.
In HTML, tabs, spaces, line breaks are all white-space characters. Browsers show any sequence of white-space characters as a single space character (or, in some places, ignore them completely).
What's why TRichView saves tabs a several alternate space and non-breaking-space characters.

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