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Date Updated:
12,660+ (as of 25-Sep-2007)
Average Rating:
4.2 / 5 (as of 14-May-2008)
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Outlines the specified tags while previewing HTML documents.


  • Makes it easier to visualize page layouts.
  • Adds the ability to highlight specific tags (or tags with specific attributes) in the preview.
  • Options for locating deprecated tags and attributes.
  • Optionally hide images while previewing.
  • Preferences dialog for changing the color, size and style of outlines.
  • Load images and other page objects from a local path or a remote server by changing the BASE HREF setting.
  • Preview using internal browser windows (default) or external browsers (optional setting).
  • Zero-setup preview (no need to create preview rules).


  • Outline TABLEs, DIVs, paragraphs, PRE tags, FORMs, lists, heading tags or images.
  • Outline multiple block-level tags.
  • Outline the specified tags, optionally with specific IDs or attributes.
  • Quickly locate deprecated tags such as FONT, CENTER and U.
  • Highlight tags with deprecated attributes such as align, bgcolor, color, IMG border / hspace / vspace, HR noshade / size and TD height / width.
  • Outline tags with inline styles.


  • To preview the current document with outlines of block-level tags: invoke the plugin by clicking its icon.
  • To outline a specific tag or attribute: open the plugin drop-down menu and select the related option.
  • To change the style of outlines: select Settings from the plugin menu, check the Custom Colors option and click OK to access outline style properties.
  • To preview a page while hiding images: open the document and select Hide Images from the plugin menu.


  • Majority of menu options can function in the default internal browser (no changes necessary). Options marked with (*) are designed to work in Gecko mode. If the optional Gecko mode is enabled, the plugin will use the Gecko preview as necessary.

Related Tags:

  • HTML tags: center, div, font, form, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, img, ol, p, pre, table, td, u, ul.
  • HTML attributes: align, alt, bgcolor, border, color, height, hspace, noshade, size, style, vspace, width.
• Automated Installation:   (What's This?)To install, enter irhtmlshow in the Updates tab. Updates tab on the Actions Bar  • Manual Installation:
HTML-Kit Build 292
Download Size:
6.28 KB   (< 1 sec)
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 See Also
Plugins and other files by this author (11 more), including:   irImgBrowser irAMPmgr irLinkChecker irPHPInspect irShowMatchingParens irODBC irDebugPHP irBBCode irQuotes irTranslationSpanish
 Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install irHTMLShow?

  • Download the "irHTMLShow" plugin and save it to a folder of your choice (for example, c:\webfiles\). It's not necessary to manually extract the *.zip file, HTML-Kit will expand it to the proper folder during the installation.
  •  Install Plugin
    Select "Install | Install Plugin" from HTML-Kit's "Tools" menu. Point to the downloaded *.zip file and click "Open."
  • If any additional prompts appear, follow them to complete the installation.

How do I run it?

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irHTMLShow's icon will appear on the "MyPlugins" tab on HTML-Kit's Actions Bar. It can also be invoked from the "Actions | MyPlugins" sub menu.

Which programming language was used to write it?

irHTMLShow was written in hkScript. More plugins written in hkScript can be found on the Plugins page.

Whats' the quickest way to uninstall irHTMLShow?

Right click the irHTMLShow icon on the Actions Bar and select "Uninstall." Alternatively, the "Tools | Install | Uninstall Plugins" menu option in HTML-Kit can be used to uninstall this and other plugins.

Do I need the exact versions of software listed under the Requirements?

The versions listed are the minimum versions required by this plugin. For example, a plugin that requires HTML-Kit Build 290 will run on HTML-Kit Build 292 as well.

What's the best way to check which version of HTML-Kit I'm using?

The build number can be found on the "About" dialog, which is located on HTML-Kit's "Help" menu.
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What do you think about irHTMLShow?
Very nice - is an understatement
"Wow, Great job. When building a catalog which contains hundreds of item this is a dream come true. Even puts in the img src with the correct Height and Width."- Mike
Very nice!
"This is going to be a big help. Thanks."- Mark Cunningham
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