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NAME ^

RTF::TEXT::Converter - Perl extension for converting RTF into text

DESCRIPTION ^

Perl extension for converting RTF into text

SYNOPSIS ^

        use strict;
        use RTF::TEXT::Converter;
        
        my $object = RTF::TEXT::Converter->new(
        
                output => \*STDOUT
        
        );

        $object->parse_stream( \*RTF_FILE );

OR

        use strict;
        use RTF::TEXT::Converter;
        
        my $object = RTF::TEXT::Converter->new(
        
                output => \$string
        
        );

        $object->parse_string( $rtf_data );

METHODS ^

new()

Constructor method. Currently takes one named parameter, output, which can either be a reference to a filehandle, or a reference to a string. This is where our text output will end up.

parse_stream()

Read RTF in from a filehandle, and start processing it. Pass me a reference to a filehandle.

parse_string()

Read RTF in from a string, and start processing it. Pass me a string.

JUST SO YOU KNOW ^

You can mix-and-match your output and input methods - nothing to stop you outputting to a string when you've read from a filehandle...

AUTHOR ^

Peter Sergeant rtf.parser@clueball.com, originally by Philippe Verdret

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright 2004 Pete Sergeant.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

CREDITS ^

This work was carried out under a grant generously provided by The Perl Foundation - give them money!

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