Nvu 0.2 Released

Thursday March 25th, 2004

The second major milestone release of Nvu, the Web publishing application based on Mozilla Composer, is now available for Linux and Windows. The main new feature in Nvu 0.2 is support for the creation, modification and utilisation of templates, preset pages that can include both editable and static elements. Version 0.2 also allows more CSS properties to be applied to pages and lets users to extract inline styles and make them into classes.

Based on Mozilla 1.7 Beta, Nvu 0.2 was developed by Daniel Glazman's Disruptive Innovations for Further information about the new version, including release notes and download links, can be found at

#6 Problems...

by robdogg

Thursday March 25th, 2004 2:00 PM

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I am not sure whether these problems are scheduled to be addressed, but here it is:

1. When you click on the source tab on the bottom, all the tabs on the top disappear. 2. The editor converts entries to HTML escape codes. I do not want that. Example,line below:

<a href="{|OUTPUT_HREF|}&OutputTarget=excel" title="Export to Excel Format">

is converted to: <a href="%7B%7COUTPUT_HREF%7C%7D&amp;OutputTarget=excel" title="Export to Excel Format">

Thanks, but I put those values there for a reason, don't mess with it.

3. No line numbers. This is a must, since some browsers give you the error as a line number 4. No line wrap 5. What's the point of the chevron to the right of Nvu Site Manager, if you can't drag it anywhere 6. What's the point of the dropdown image to the left of Nvu Site Manager, if you can't drop it down 7. There is no Intellisense when writing code

Anyway, as it stands now, this tool is more of a HTML builder rather than a serious dev tool.