Last updated
Developer(s) Liem Bahneman [1]
Written in C, Tcl
Operating system UNIX, [1] other
Type Browser engine, WYSIWYG HTML editor
License BSD

Tkhtml is a discontinued open-source browser engine written in C using the Tk widget toolkit. [1] [2] It was used primarily by the Html Viewer 3 (Hv3) minimalist web browser.

Version 1 was written using the XF application builder, but because of functionality reasons this part was rewritten. [2] In 2006, it was announced that a public build of Tkhtml Alpha 10 had passed the Acid2 test. [3]

To run Tkhtml, the Tcl/Tk framework needed to be installed. [2] Then the standard wish interpreter needed to be replaced by the wwwish interpreter to use the WYSIWYG previewing function. [2] Tkhtml can still be run through the use of bindings to other programming languages. The TkinterWeb package, for example, can be used to embed Tkhtml in Python applications. [4]

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