Re: LaTeX to text (was Re: "firing up" DocBook)
On Sat, Mar 31, 2001 at 10:12:22PM -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Sat, Mar 31, 2001 at 12:38:17PM -0500, Chris Gray (email@example.com) wrote:
> > On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > > What LaTeX buys is the ability to create rightly formatted ASCII
> > > output including pagination, ToC, index, etc.
> > Sorry to come in so late on the conversation, but how is this done? I
> > had a request to convert my resumé to text recently (I keep it as a
> > TeX file, but it would be easy to change it to LaTeX). It would have
> > been nice to have known about an automated tool to do this -- I had to
> > manually remove all the formatting.
> Don't ask me that!
The program hevea does quite a good job keeping the format. I do not
think it is part of debian yet. It was written in ocaml and is very
fast. It can convert latex to either html or text.
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