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```{r, echo = FALSE}
collapse = TRUE,
comment = "#>",
message = FALSE,
warning = FALSE,
error = FALSE,
fig.path = "README-"

`htmltidy` — Clean up gnarly HTML/XML

Inspired by [this SO question]( and because there's a great deal of cruddy HTML out there that needs fixing to use properly when scraping data.

NOTE: Requires [`libtidy`]( and presently is super-basic (no way to set options and pretty much only does HTML)

You'll need to first do a `brew install tidy-html5` on MacOS or `apt-get install libtidy-dev` on Ubuntu/Debian to get this to work.


This works enough for me to use in a pinch. It should be straightforward (but tedious) to:

- enable passing options in a `list`
- bundle `libtidy` _with the package_ and get it to work on Windows, linux & MacOS as the library compiles on all three with the necessary tools.

The following functions are implemented:

- `tidy` : Clean up gnarly HTML/XML

### Installation

```{r eval=FALSE}

```{r echo=FALSE}

### Usage


# current verison

cat(tidy("<b><p><a href=''>google &gt</a></p></b>"))

### Code of Conduct

Please note that this project is released with a [Contributor Code of Conduct](
By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.