HTML queries (was Re: PDF datasheets)
cisin at xenosoft.com
Wed Dec 24 16:34:04 CST 2008
> > Thank you, but not unless there are aspects of it that I'm unaware of.
> > # lets me embed markers or symbolic addresses within files. I'm looking
> > for a way to point to a location ("offset"?) within a file that I may not
> > have edit access to, to be able to do realtime calculated pointers, etc.
> > with the offset being within the URL, NOT embedded within the HTML file.
On Wed, 24 Dec 2008, Lawrence Wilkinson wrote:
> This is what XPath is designed to do. It's a query language which works
> within XML documents (so XHTML, not sure how well it would go on HTML).
That is very useful.
More than 15 years ago, I had two problems with HTML and URLs -
How can I say in educational sites in HTML "...the <BOLD> tag will..." ?
how can I identify specific locations within files?
Now I have a direction to look.
Grumpy Ol' Fred (making a little progress) cisin at xenosoft.com
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