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From: "Pat Asher" <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Rows and Columns
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2001 23:07:45 -0400
If you don't want to, or can't use Excel, you can simply copy the text in
your formatted Word document, then paste between PRE tags in your HTML
document. PRE is preformatted and will preserve the formatting exactly as
you have it in Word.
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----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2001 9:36 PM
Subject: [FreeHelp] Rows and Columns
> I want to write a list of men who were serving in WW1 from my home town.
> I have the information in Rows and Columns in a Microsoft Word document,
> "converting" to HTML produces masses of code, and is clearly not good
> (loading it would probably last longer than the war!)
> The Information is fairly basic
> Name / Unit / Rank / Home Address / Occupation
> I tried copying a few lines out as straight text thus:
> ALLEN, W.R. London Art. Corp Private Star Stores Organist
> EDWARDS, Owen Griffith &th RWFPrivate Springfield Street Miner
> with slashes
> ALLEN, W.R./ London Art. Corp/ Private/ Star Stores /Organist
> EDWARDS, Owen Griffith /7th RWF/Private /Springfield Street /Miner
> And with extra spaces to try and get an even affect
> ALLEN, W.R. London Art. Corp Private Star Stores
> EDWARDS, Owen Griffith 7th RWF Private Springfield Street
> But the results of all three are scruffy and difficult to read.
> Any suggestion gratefully received!
> All the best
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