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Re: Reading HTML offline

From: Anu Garg <agarg@alpha.ces.cwru.edu>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 95 21:26:46 EST
Message-Id: <199503140226.VAA02508@cerberos.CES.CWRU.Edu>
To: farellc@io.org
Cc: www-talk@www10.w3.org
Why not let your browser do the dirty work. Most browsers support 
"plain text" or "formatted text" choices in "save as" menu option.

> At 05:04 PM 3/9/95 +0500, Pierre Parlinson wrote:
> >After saving an HTML page on my hard-drive, how do I strip
> >it of its embedded information to just read the information 
> >in a word processing package?
> >
> >If possible, please indicate where I can get a hold of the software for 
> >this purpose.
> >
> >Thanks in advance,
> >
> >Pierre Parkinson
> >
> I do my HTML authoring under Windows so I'm only aware of a Windows editor
> that does this. It's HTML Writer (donationware). To get info on where to get
> it (although it should be available in a number of anonymous ftp sites),
> check out its home page at <http://wwf.et.byu.edu/~nosackk/htmlwrit.html>.
> Under the HTML menu, there is a Remove Codes option that strips code from
> selected text. However, it does not remove special and escaped characters
> (i.e., &quot;, etc.). You have to remove these by hand.
> I hope this helps.

Anu Garg
agarg@ces.cwru.edu  anu@wordsmith.org  http://www.wordsmith.org/~anu/anu.html
Received on Monday, 13 March 1995 21:26:54 UTC

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