HTML::FormatText::Html2text - format HTML as plain text using html2text
use HTML::FormatText::Html2text; $text = HTML::FormatText::Html2text->format_file ($filename); $text = HTML::FormatText::Html2text->format_string ($html_string); $formatter = HTML::FormatText::Html2text->new; $tree = HTML::TreeBuilder->new_from_file ($filename); $text = $formatter->format ($tree);
HTML::FormatText::Html2text turns HTML into plain text using the
The module interface is compatible with formatters like
HTML::FormatText, but all parsing etc is done by html2text.
HTML::FormatExternal for the formatting functions and options, with the following caveats,
Currently this option has no effect. Input generally has to be latin-1 only, though the Debian extended
<meta>charset directive in the HTML header.
&style named or numbered entities are recognised and result in suitable output. The suggestion would be entitized input for maximum portability among
If set to "ascii" or "ANSI_X3.4-1968" (both case-insensitive) the
html2text -asciioption is used, when available (
html2text1.3.2 from Jan 2004).
If set to "UTF-8" then Debian extension
-utf8option is used (circa 2009).
Apart from this there's no control over the output charset.
Copyright 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2015 Kevin Ryde
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