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NAME ^

HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum - format HTML as plain text using vilistextum

SYNOPSIS ^

 use HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum;
 $text = HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum->format_file ($filename);
 $text = HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum->format_string ($html_string);

 $formatter = HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum->new;
 $tree = HTML::TreeBuilder->new_from_file ($filename);
 $text = $formatter->format ($tree);

DESCRIPTION ^

HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum turns HTML into plain text using the vilistextum program.

http://bhaak.dyndns.org/vilistextum/

The module interface is compatible with formatters like HTML::FormatText, but all parsing etc is done by vilistextum.

See HTML::FormatExternal for the formatting functions and options, with the following caveats,

input_charset

There's no input_charset option yet. (The -y to vilistextum might be only a default, with the document <meta> taking precedence, whereas the intention of input_charset is to override the document.)

output_charset

Charset "UTF-8" can be given for UTF-8 output. This passes -u to vilistextum, which is only available if built with --enable-multibyte (as of its version 2.6.9).

SEE ALSO ^

HTML::FormatExternal, vilistextum(1)

HOME PAGE ^

http://user42.tuxfamily.org/html-formatexternal/index.html

LICENSE ^

Copyright 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013 Kevin Ryde

HTML-FormatExternal is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option) any later version.

HTML-FormatExternal is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with HTML-FormatExternal. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.

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