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03-14-2005, 06:08 PM #1
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How do I format text returned by a function?
This is probably a very silly question but I can't find any reference to this in the online JS tutorials or the archives, so I hope someone can help. I would like to add some formatting to the captions returned by
onclick="changeimage(photos, this.href, 'caption')"
in the slide show I'm creating. I've created overall parameters for the output in CSS, but I'd like to have a mixture of bold and normal weight text and some line breaks *within* the caption text. I tried this using the standard html delimiters and it worked like a charm in all of IE6, Firefox, IEMac, Safari and Netscape 7, but the W3C XHTML 1.0 transitional validator says no! no! no! naughty! I tried using < and > instead of < and >, but the validator doesn't seem to recognise the difference.
Is there an accepted way of doing this so I can get my page to validate?
The validator also doesn't like the second semicolon in the second line of
Is there a way round this one too?