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Using Dreamweaver CS4 on a Mac Upon opening some of my pages, I get a box showing HTML Corrections: "Corrected invalid HTML" then in the box it shows something like "Line 86 Col 179 : Closed a <img> tag that was left unclosed." This box has a "Continue" button that I click on to dismiss it; however, the same message occurs each time I open that page and nothing ever seems to actually get corrected, even after working on the page and saving it. I understand the Line 86 portion, but the Col 179 portion baffles me. My question then ...

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    Using Dreamweaver CS4 on a Mac

    Upon opening some of my pages, I get a box showing HTML Corrections:
    "Corrected invalid HTML" then in the box it shows something like "Line 86 Col
    179 : Closed a <img> tag that was left unclosed." This box has a "Continue"
    button that I click on to dismiss it; however, the same message occurs each
    time I open that page and nothing ever seems to actually get corrected, even
    after working on the page and saving it.

    I understand the Line 86 portion, but the Col 179 portion baffles me. My
    question then is twofold.
    1. What is the Col 179 referring to?
    2. How do I get the Line/Col correction to actually _be_ corrected?

    bhludlow Guest

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    bhludlow wrote:
    > Using Dreamweaver CS4 on a Mac
    >
    > Upon opening some of my pages, I get a box showing HTML Corrections:
    > "Corrected invalid HTML" then in the box it shows something like "Line 86 Col
    > 179 : Closed a <img> tag that was left unclosed." This box has a "Continue"
    > button that I click on to dismiss it; however, the same message occurs each
    > time I open that page and nothing ever seems to actually get corrected, even
    > after working on the page and saving it.
    >
    > I understand the Line 86 portion, but the Col 179 portion baffles me. My
    > question then is twofold.
    > 1. What is the Col 179 referring to?
    > 2. How do I get the Line/Col correction to actually _be_ corrected?
    It appears that you have an option checked in preferences to fix HTML errors (and warn you about it). You can see these preferences via Edit -> Preferences (or on Mac I think they are under the Dreamweaver menu), then select the Code Rewriting category.

    "Col" means column, so at the 179th character in your code on the indicated line where the issue was found. To remedy the issue, well you could simply change your preferences to not update your code. For the specific issue that you're referring to about closing a IMG tag, it seems that perhaps you're using an XTHML doctype for your file, but you have one (or more) images on your page that are similar to:
    <img src="me.jpg" >
    instead of what XHTML would require:
    <img src="me.jpg" />

    So if you have a lot of pages with the non-closed IMG tags on them, then with what appears to be your preferences Dreamweaver will attempt to correct the issues when a new page wit the issue on it is opened. Once Dreamweaver has fixed the issue, theoretically, you shouldn't get that message again for that doent. Unless of course you re-add in valid XHTML code to your page.

    If you have other issues with this, please post in the general Dreamweaver forum ( [url]http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/webforums/forum/categories.cfm?forumid=12&catid=189&entercat=y[/url] ) and post a link to one of your pages, and possibly also post screenshots to indicate exactly what you're seeing and when.

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