HTMLDocument::addPreformatted(3) Add a preformatted block


ElementTree addPreformatted( ElementTree parent, String initialtext=createString(0) )


parent The parent element

initialtext Optionally, initial text content for the element.


Add a preformatted block to the end of the specified element. This is useful for displaying program code and other text where indentation may be significant or useful to preserve.

 pre = addPreformatted(parent,"");
 code = appendInlineElement(pre,"j = 0;
 for i in [1..10] {
   j += i;


Kaya standard library by Edwin Brady, Chris Morris and others ([email protected]). For further information see


The Kaya standard library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (version 2.1 or any later version) as published by the Free Software Foundation.