Webview of local webpage shows cluttered/repeated text

by jb » Tue, 10 Aug 2010 07:03:40 GMT

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I display a local webpage (located in my 'assets' directory) within a
Webview. The webpage is almost exclusively text.
When displayed, the middle third of the body of text appears to be
repeated multiple times, and makes the text appear very cluttered.

I ran the webpage through the W3C html validator and it passed without
any errors.

Displaying it on regular browsers work perfectly.

Here's my code:

mWebView = (WebView) findViewById(R.id.webview);
mWebView.setBackgroundColor(0); // make the background transparent
InputStreamReader is = null;
try {
        is = new
        BufferedReader buff = new BufferedReader(is, 8192);
        StringBuffer out = new StringBuffer();
        String strLine = null;
        while ((strLine = buff.readLine()) != null) {
        String mimeType = "text/html";
        String encoding = "utf-8";
        String fin = new String(out.toString());
com.this.that/", fin, mimeType, encoding, "");
} catch (IOException e) {

Any ideas?



Webview of local webpage shows cluttered/repeated text

by Mark Murphy » Tue, 10 Aug 2010 07:20:21 GMT


Try using:



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