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HTML::FormatText(3pm) User Contributed Perl DocumentationHTML::FormatText(3pm)



NAME
       HTML::FormatText - Format HTML as plaintext

SYNOPSIS
        require HTML::TreeBuilder;
        $tree = HTML::TreeBuilder->new->parse_file("test.html");

        require HTML::FormatText;
        $formatter = HTML::FormatText->new(leftmargin => 0, rightmargin => 50);
        print $formatter->format($tree);

DESCRIPTION
       The HTML::FormatText is a formatter that outputs plain latin1 text.
       All character attributes (bold/italic/underline) are ignored.
       Formatting of HTML tables and forms is not implemented.

       You might specify the following parameters when constructing the
       formatter:

       leftmargin (alias lm)
           The column of the left margin. The default is 3.

       rightmargin (alias rm)
           The column of the right margin. The default is 72.

SEE ALSO
       HTML::Formatter

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (c) 1995-2002 Gisle Aas, and 2002- Sean M. Burke. All rights
       reserved.

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

       This program 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.

AUTHOR
       Current maintainer: Sean M. Burke <sburkeATcpan.org>

       Original author: Gisle Aas <gisleATaas.no>



perl v5.10.0                      2004-06-02             HTML::FormatText(3pm)