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No. You are copying from a "print" program into a "web" program. They will
never be 100% equivelant.
You can only approximately get them close.
If anything, you should copy over as plain text and then format in DW using
the style sheets for your site.
No. Word processors and web pages use entirely different approaches for
If your question were "can I format a page in HTML to look much like its
parent document does in Word", the answer is YES. But to copy from Word and
paste into the HTML page? It ain't happening....
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"Meta03" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> When I copy and paste a Word document that has special tabs, Dreamveaver
> not place them in appropriate places. It also has a hard time translating
> fonts. Is there a way to import Microsoft Word documents so they appear
> as the original?
On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 14:41:40 +0000 (UTC), "Meta03"
>When I copy and paste a Word document that has special tabs, Dreamveaver does
>not place them in appropriate places. It also has a hard time translating
>fonts. Is there a way to import Microsoft Word documents so they appear exactly
>as the original?
There is no tab in html - so it's not possible.
Word is really designed for documents printed on paper, and although
there is an export to html function - it produces horrendous html
If you the document to look the same on the web - how about converting
it to a pdf document - most web enabled pc's these days have a pdf
reader loaded, or can easily do so, but not every web enabled PC has