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Re: Re: Making raw HTML appear in a notebook exported to

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  • Subject: [mg103706] Re: [mg103680] Re: Making raw HTML appear in a notebook exported to
  • From: David Reiss <dreiss at>
  • Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 09:02:20 -0400 (EDT)
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Thank you Mark: this is exactly what I needed.  I played around with
ConversionRules, but didn't know about "HTML" -> Identity.



On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 11:25 AM, Mark McClure <mcmcclur at> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 8:23 AM, David Reiss <dbreiss at> wrote:
> On Sep 30, 5:02 am, David Reiss <dbre... at> wrote:
>>> I want to export a notebook to html with a particular behavior of a
>>> particular cell.
>>> The cell in question should have its contents exported so that those
>>> contents appear in the html of the resulting file exactly as written
>>> in the cell. ...In essence I want to be able to insert raw html into th=
>>> final html file.
> Simply create a new style definition with the following option:
> ConversionRules -> {"HTML" -> Identity}.
> The complete way to do this would be to set up a new style sheet
> that extends whatever style sheet you want and includes the extra
> style.  Here's a snippet of code that illustrates the idea, though:
> HTMLVerbatimDef = Notebook[{Cell[StyleData["HTMLVerbatim"],
>  ConversionRules -> {"HTML" -> Identity}]}];
> nb = CreateDocument[{TextCell[
>  "<a href=\"blah.html\">blah</a>\"", "HTMLVerbatim"]},
>   StyleDefinitions -> HTMLVerbatimDef];
> That code should generate a new notebook with a single cell
> containing some HTML.  The cell is in the newly defined
> HTMLVerbatim style.  You can view the HTML that is generated
> as follows:
> ExportString[nb, "HTML"]
> You should see that the HTML has been copied verbatim:
> <a href="blah.html">blah</a>"
> By contrast, a simple Text cell in a Default style document
> would yield:
> &lt;a href=&quot;blah.html&quot;&gt;blah&lt;/a&gt;&quot;
> Hope that helps,
> Mark McClure

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