Konqueror and LFS websites

Trent Shea trentshea at gmail.com
Sat Jun 5 21:31:50 PDT 2010


From time to time I'll search for text on a page, typically the string gets 
highlighted, but sometimes the search field will show a hit and nothing will be 
highlighted or the wrong word will be highlighted! I'm pretty sure this is a 
bug in Konqueror. It turns out that tidy can help.

Index: tidy.conf
===================================================================
--- tidy.conf   (revision 9220)
+++ tidy.conf   (working copy)
@@ -3,10 +3,9 @@
 tab-size: 8
 input-encoding: latin1
 output-encoding: latin1
-newline: CRLF
 write-back: yes
 markup: yes
-indent: yes
+indent: no
 hide-endtags: no
 uppercase-tags: no
 logical-emphasis: no

I experience this on my LFS system and a debian squeeze, both KDE-4.4.x.

A search for intro on lfs or blfs dev will demonstrate both cases described. 
My local copies work properly with the modified tidy.conf.

I doubt this is worth an update to the book for, but I thought I'd share; this 
behaviour has been bothering me for longer than I can remember. That said, a 
switch to kwebkitpart, also works, if you can live without plugins, for now... 
;).


-- 
Regards,
Trent.



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