"Brainiac Design" wrote
How do I customize the HTML output by MHonArc to match my website? I need
step by step instructions.
It's easier and quicker than you think.
1. Look for 'layout.html' in the documentation.
It describes the logical layout of the each
of the three kinds of page. All your markup
must be included within the resources shown
-- though you don't have to use all of them.
2. Create a resource file using the default
values shown for each resource. Run the script
with the -rcfile flag. Now you have plain
3. Choose a few representative pages, including
at least one each of 'message', 'date index',
and 'thread index'. Add them to your HTML
editor, and stir until you have the right
chunky chocolate chip look.
4. Now you must translate from your finished
markup back to the resource templates. Use
a straight text editor for this. Replace
the variable sections of your markup file
(eg: subject, date, page number, etc) with
the original resource variables from the
5. Match your edited markup to resources. It's
simpler if they correspond closely, but it
is not essential. For example, you could
have a <TABLE> beginning in one resource,
and ending </TABLE> in another. You may want
to insert variables that were not in the
original resource file. The documentation
for each resource tells you what you can
6. Run the script again, and return to step 3.
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