Re: HTML to TEXT

the searcher (kidfears@tezcat.com)
Tue, 16 May 1995 14:34:19 -0400


Message-Id: <199505161934.OAA24817@huitzilo.tezcat.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 1995 14:34:19 -0400
To: jcbabin@edupac.qc.ca, Multiple recipients of list <www-html@www10.w3.org>
From: kidfears@tezcat.com (the searcher)
Subject: Re: HTML to TEXT

At 01:01 PM 5/16/95 +0500, Jean Claude Babin wrote:
>I am not a veteran in the WWW but I feel that I can find most of what I need. 
>Except when it comes to find a way to convert HTML to text.
>
>Example: I want to save a HTML file on my computer and incorporate it to
another
>document for a presentation or whatever. I need a way to get rid of all 
>the formatting codes. HOW?
>
>I have been trying to find out and I just can't. Can someone help me please.

the easiest way to do this, especially if you have access to Lynx is to type:
lynx -dump http://(etc, etc) > somefile.name

this will remove all the html coding.

marianne

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