HTML::FormatText::Elinks - format HTML as plain text using elinks
$text = HTML::FormatText::Elinks->format_file ($filename);
$text = HTML::FormatText::Elinks->format_string ($html_string);
$formatter = HTML::FormatText::Elinks->new (rightmargin => 60);
$tree = HTML::TreeBuilder->new_from_file ($filename);
$text = $formatter->format ($tree);
"HTML::FormatText::Elinks" turns HTML into plain text using the
The module interface is compatible with formatters like
"HTML::FormatText", but all parsing etc is done by elinks.
See "HTML::FormatExternal" for the formatting functions and options,
all of which are supported by "HTML::FormatText::Elinks" with the
- As of Elinks 0.12pre2 (Oct 2008) has various unibyte input charsets but
the only multibyte input charset accepted is utf-8. You could recode
others to utf-8 if necessary (but this module doesn't attempt to do that
Elinks can be a little picky about its charset names. This module attempts to
ease that by for instance turning "latin-1" (not accepted) into
"latin1" (which is accepted). A full name "ISO-8859-1" etc
is accepted too.
Copyright 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 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
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HTML-FormatExternal. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.