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[Bug 1478386] Re: zenity's option to render html does not work



I was wondering if the name of the option could have changed, or
replaced by another action, so I did a check on the info file
"text.page" in /usr/share/help/C/zenity for this version of the zenity-
common package, and the "--html" is still what is supposed to be used
for this case.

        <p>Enable html support.</p>

Best regards,

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  zenity's option to render html does not work

Status in zenity package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Zenity was updated a few days ago. Until then there was a bug with
  --checkbox, which is fixed now :-) But another bug was introduced:
  zenity's option to render html does not work. A similar bug was
  squashed in OpenSuse last year, and is still there in Fedora and
  Centos. But --html works in all versions of the Ubuntu flavours from
  12.04 LTS 'Precise' to 15,04 'Vivid', and worked in 'Wily' until this
  last update of/to zenity 3.16.3.

  The error output states:

  "This option is not available. Please see --help for all possible

  The bug that was squashed last year was fixed in OpenSuse by compiling
  with WebKit. Maybe that works also now, maybe another tool is
  necessary now to add capability for html with the option --html.

  Arx Cruz knows which tool to use (if no longer WebKit).

  You can run the following bash shell-script to test if it works or not.

  echo "<h1>HTML headline</h1>
  Hello World" | zenity --text-info --html --filename=/dev/stdin \
  --width=$(($wadd+640)) --height=$(($hadd+400)) \
  --title "$btitle" \
  --ok-label="Go" --cancel-label="Quit" \
  --checkbox="Check this box if you are ready to go"
  It should create a window similar to that in the attached file 'correct-rendering-html-precise.png'

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
  Package: zenity 3.16.3-1ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.1.0-2.2-generic 4.1.3
  Uname: Linux 4.1.0-2-generic i686
  ApportVersion: 2.18-0ubuntu5
  Architecture: i386
  CasperVersion: 1.362
  CurrentDesktop: LXDE
  Date: Sun Jul 26 19:29:08 2015
  LiveMediaBuild: Lubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Alpha i386 (20150725)
  SourcePackage: zenity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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