[pcductape] I did not know that...........

  • From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 20:54:20 -0600

Hi Scott,

I just keep learning.   I did not know that about url's and the lesson about
JavaScript is much appreciated.

Thanks again.

Carl


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott McNay" <Wizard@xxxxxxxx>
To: "Carl" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 8:02 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Fw: [PC-Ductape] Spreadsheet question


>
> Hi Carl,
>
> Wednesday, December 24, 2003, 6:18:08 AM, you wrote:
>
> C> Hi Lori,
>
> C> Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.
> C> Be Blessed.   I used Excel 2002 and yes, it works.   Wow!
> C> My earlier messages were based on MsWorks spreadsheet which is fast and
easy
> C> but not for websites.  Incidentally when I did do the copy from the
website
> C> and the paste I shut down the website, then my firewall asked if I
wanted to
> C> allow Excel Internet Access and then Excel opened the website as it
pasted
> C> the info to an Excel spreadsheet .   I can even delete the account
number
> C> column that I don't need.
>
> MSWorks seems rather dated.  I'm not sure that MS has really bothered
> to update it since they started pushing Office.
>
>
> C> When I looked at the "source" of that website at http://www.hcad.org I
> C> noticed that the author created the page on 3-30-2001 (before Excel
2002)
> C> and he used JavaScript.   It looks like he use ";" to separate the
columns.
>
> It's a standard HTML table, each row looks like this:
>
>   <tr bgcolor="#ffffcc">
>         <td align="center" class="data">
>             <a
href="AVDetail.asp?taxyear=2003&acct=1108180000006">1108180000006</a></td>
>
>         <td class="data">FREDIEU MARCY             <br></td>
>
>         <td class="data">
>             19911&nbsp; HICKORY WIND DR               <br></td>
>         <td align="center" class="data">
>             77346<br></td>
>     </tr>
>
> The <td> ... </td> marks each cell., and the <tr> ... </tr> marks each
> row.
>
> C> When I looked at the properties of that page I see that it is in
HyperText
> C> Transfer Protocol and is not protected, which tells me the owner of the
> C> website want people to copy & paste.   :-)
>
> You don't need to look at Properties to tell this; all you need to do
> is look at the url, which starts with "HTTP".  If it were protected,
> it would start with "HTTPS".
>
> --Scott.
>
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