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From: "Ralph Taylor" <>
Subject: [FreeHelp] Table Include Problem -- Update
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:51:05 -0700
I'm suspecting that Firefox doesn't like included tables. I made the changes
that Barry suggested (Thank you; it showed promise,) at
l and we still have the problem of garbage characters and unintelligible
I also tried saving & uploading the included file as text, at
xt, as well as html at
tm. (Note the Kanji characters at the bottom of the html version; these are
_not_ in the original file; the file ends at the /table tag.) Both
approaches (text & htm) produce the same result.
The included files do not have a doctype declaration, nor head & body
sections. Head & body tags would create misplaced Rootsweb banners and
So, here's what I've done since the initial responses:
1. Closed the first table (/table), in order to open the included file as a
new table. This eliminates "nesting" of tables; might be too tricky.
2. Deleted an extra table cell closing tag (/td); maybe, that was causing a
3. Added comments above & below to mark the beginning & end of the include
command. They help keep track of the include, since all we see in the
browser is the final result.
4. In the included file, moved the info about it from a comment to a title
inside the table tag. (Maybe, make it an id? An id wouldn't refer to
anything, but it would give me the needed info about the file.)
5. Uploaded all revised files to the server & viewed with Firefox.
What's really puzzling about this is that the page masthead and top menu are
also an included file and work just fine. (Well, div height in the CSS is a
bit shy for Firefox.)
I can not explain the extra quote mark in the included file, the two
"oddball" (Cyrillic?) characters or the lines of Kanji(?) that appear by
magic. I do not understand why Firefox can not properly interpret the row &
cell tags in the table.
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