• Version

  • Date Added
    (to site)

    March 14th, 2008
  • Author

    Linspire Inc.
  • License

    Mozilla Public License (MPL) (?)
  • Description

    NVU is a Web Authoring System for Linux, Windows and Mac that rivals programs like FrontPage and Dreamweaver. Nvu (which stands for “new view”) allows you to manage and create web pages with no technical expertise or knowledge of HTML.

    Nvu was started from the Mozilla Composer code base. The Mozilla Internet suite is in the process of being broken up into individual pieces (browser, email, etc.). Nvu will pick up where Composer left off, adding additional features, functionality and ease of use.

    Its main features include the following:

    - WYSIWYG editing of pages, making web creation as easy as typing a letter with your word processor.

    - Integrated file management via FTP. Simply login to your web site and navigate through your files, editing web pages on the fly, directly from your site.

    - Reliable HTML code creation that will work with all of today’s most popular browsers.

    - Jump between WYSIWYG Editing Mode and HTML using tabs.

    - Tabbed editing to make working on multiple pages a snap.

    - Powerful support for forms, tables, and templates.

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Oct 10th, 2008, 9:20 pm | #


I’m not a big fan of NVU for one reason alone. Every time I download it, I hope they’ve fixed it, but they usually haven’t. When you type something, and go to “Preview” and come back, your text is clumped back together! Why can’t they leave it alone! I tried disabling the issue in preferences, but that’s a mess, and it doesn’t work. Please guys, if you’d fix that, I’d probably use the software. Other than that, it’s ok.


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