Ruby newbie here.
I’m trying to install the gem tidy so that it can be used as a filter by
I thought it was “gem install tidy” - but this tells me it is
installed. - version 1.1.2!
There is a comment on the user maual
(http://webby.rubyforge.org/user-manual/) that reads “The HTML Tidy
application must be installed on your system, and the |tidy| executable
must be available on the path.”.
What does that mean? I can find no tidy.exe or tidy,com.
However webby tells me that tidy is not installed. (and Tidy is
So after gem has failed to make the gem available, what do I have to
I tried copying C:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/tidy-1.1.2/lib/tidy.rb
cid:firstname.lastname@example.org /ruby/bin/tidy.rb but that
hasn’t sorted the problem
Thanks for your help.