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HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum(3) User Contributed Perl Documentation HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum(3)
 

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

 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);

"HTML::FormatText::Vilistextum" turns HTML into plain text using the "vilistextum" program.
<http://bhaak.net/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. ("vilistextum" has a "-y" option but it 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).

HTML::FormatExternal, vilistextum(1)

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

Copyright 2008, 2009, 2010, 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 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/>.
2015-08-06 perl v5.28.1

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